Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which
may affect Poland's financial markets on Thursday. ALL TIMES GMT
(Poland: GMT + 2 hours):
The government is expected to present details of the planned
pension reform on Thursday, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna wrote. It
earlier said it would remove bond assets from the private
pension funds to offset public debt.
Europe's No. 2 copper producer, expects copper prices to
fall in 2014 to $7,000-$7,200 per tonne from the average $7,800
seen this year, Rzeczpospolita daily reported, quoting the
company's chief executive.
The Croatian finance ministry will propose shortlisting
Poland's state insurer PZU and local tobacco and tourist group
Adris for the 50 percent stake of the privatised insurer Croatia
Kompania Weglowa, the biggest hard coal producer in the
European Union, which suffers large losses due to falling coal
prices, is struggling to get new financing as its short-term
bonds worth 700 million zlotys are scheduled for a buyback in
three weeks, Rzeczpospolita wrote.
The fact that foreign investors will hold a larger chunk of
Polish bonds after the government takes away the bond portfolios
of local private pension funds does not pose a risk, Deputy
Finance Minister Wojciech Kowalczyk told Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
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