Tuesday, 21 January 2020


Czech bonds in dollars, euros may cover half of 2010 borrowing

Bloomberg |
20 January 2010

The Czech Republic will borrow as much as 50 percent of its debt needs this year on international markets to fund its budget deficit and refinance debt, Deputy Finance Minister Bohdan Hejduk said.

Russia warns EU of oil supply cut on Ukraine row, Slovakia says

Bloomberg |
29 December 2009

Russia warned the European Union that it may cut off oil supplies to Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic because of a dispute with Ukraine over transits, the Slovak government said.

ČNB to keep rate steady, weighing inflation risk

Bloomberg |
16 December 2009

Czech central bank policy makers, who were split in their last two meetings over whether to cut the main interest rate, may leave borrowing costs on hold again today to assess inflation risks posed by the economic recovery.

Klaus says Lisbon 'train' hard to stop

Bloomberg |
19 October 2009

President Václav Klaus, the last European Union leader yet to sign the Lisbon Treaty, suggested he may not continue to stand in the way as the ratification process has gone too far to stop it. Klaus said in Saturday's Lidové noviny that while he "can't consider" the treaty to be a good thing for Europe or the Czech Republic, "the train with it is going so quickly and is so far that it probably won’t be possible to stop or return it, however much some of us would wish that".

NWR says outlook improving on increased demand from steelmakers

Bloomberg |
16 October 2009

New World Resources NV, the largest producer of coking coal in the Czech Republic, said increased demand from steelmakers in the second half is "significantly" reducing stockpiles and boosting the outlook for business.

State budget may prompt higher rates

Bloomberg |
17 September 2009

A widening Czech budget deficit may prompt the central bank to raise interest rates even as the economy emerges from recession, policy maker Pavel Řezábek said.

Central banker: Czechs shouldn't rush to euro 'umbrella'

Bloomberg |
29 July 2009

Czech policy maker Mojmír Hampl warned against rushing under the "umbrella" of the euro because the central bank's monetary policies are "credible" and will help revive economic growth.

Havel says Iran's Ahmadinejad is 'a man possessed'

Bloomberg |
17 June 2009

Former President Václav Havel has described Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as a man possessed and warned he could "damage a lot of people".

Wiener Boerse Takes Control of Prague Stock Exchange

Bloomberg |
10 November 2008

Wiener Boerse bought a controlling stake in the Prague Stock Exchange, increasing its stake in the Prague exchange to 92.4% from 38%, the Vienna bourse said without giving financial details.

Havel laments as 'consumer palaces' occupy nation

Bloomberg |
19 June 2009

For Václav Havel, the leader of the 1989 "Velvet Revolution" that peacefully overthrew communism in what became the Czech Republic, the optimism of 20 years ago has given way to a troubled present.

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