Prague's Charles University has closed its Czech-Chinese Centre, rector Tomas Zima said on Wednesday, after local media reports that some of its staff had failed to declare payments from the Chinese embassy intended to support its programmes.
Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Wednesday.
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The Hungarian forint eased to its
lowest point in nearly five weeks against the euro on Monday,
continuing a week-long slide along with other central European
currencies as global concerns reduce the market's appetite for
The Czech crown held onto gains on
Thursday as the country's central bank met and was likely to
hold fire on interest rates despite a continuing debate over a
possible hike, while stock markets in the region were boosted by
better global sentiment.
The crown was near its strongest levels in four months but
stuck to the weak side of the psychological 25.50 per euro
barrier, with analysts expecting stable rates.
The Czech central bank is one of the few in Euro
PRAGUE – Czech scientists have opened a lab to experiment growing food for environments with extreme conditions and lack of water, such as Mars. The “Marsonaut” experiment by scientist Jan Lukacevic, 29 and his team at the Prague University of Life Sciences is based on aeroponics – growing plants in the air, without soil and...
Telecoms group O2 Czech Republic
said on Friday it was not treating Central European
Media Enterprises' (CME) Czech television
channel TV Nova with any preferred status after its majority
owner announced the acquisition of the broadcasting group this
Central European currencies held
onto gains on Friday with sluggish trade as some markets closed
for holiday, although the crown weakened a touch before the
region heads into a week of central bank meetings.
Warsaw and Budapest markets were shut while Prague
gained 0.6% on the back of a rise in bank shares.
Telecoms group O2 Czech Republic was steady after
estimate-beating third-quarter earnings showing a profit decline
this year due to charges related to i
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