CZECH-FACTORS/:Czech Republic – Factors To Watch on Aug 8

| Aug 8, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

PRAGUE, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Tuesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA========================== Real-time economic data releases……………….. Summary of economic data and forecasts……….. Recently released economic data……………… Previous stories on Czech data…………. **For a schedule of corporate and economic events: http://emea1.apps.cp.thomsonreuters.com/Apps/CountryWeb/#/2E/events-overview =========================NEWS=================================== INDUSTRY: Czech industrial output rose by a lower-than-expected 2.2 percent year-on-year in June, data from the Czech Statistics Bureau (CSU) showed on Monday. Story: Related stories: TRADE: Czech foreign trade posted a surplus of 18.8 billion crowns ($849.37 million) in June, slightly above market forecasts, statistics office data showed on Monday. Story: Related stories: SLOVAK COALITION: A junior partner in Slovakia’s ruling coalition, the Slovak National Party (SNS), surprised its partners on Monday by pulling out of an agreement underpinning the government and calling for a new deal. Story: Related stories: ROMA HOLOCAUST: The Czech government has persuaded an agricultural firm to sell a pig farm partly covering the site of a World War Two Nazi concentration camp where most of the victims were Roma. Story: Related stories: CEE MARKETS: Romanian government bond prices eased on Monday after the country’s central bank on Friday followed up an interest rate hike by its Czech peer with hawkish comments. Story: Related stories: ———————- MARKET SNAPSHOT ———————— Index/Crown Currency Latest Prev Pct change Pct change close on day in 2017 vs Euro 26.131 27.018 3.28 3.24 vs Dollar 22.119 24.998 11.52 13.76 Czech Equities 1,033.11 1,033.11 0.67 12.1 U.S. Equities 22,118.42 22,092.81 0.12 11.92 Pvs close or current levels vs prior domestic close at 1500 GMT For real-time stock market index quotes click in brackets: Warsaw WIG20 Budapest BUX Prague PX For updates on CEE currencies TOP NEWS — Emerging markets Prague Newsroom: +420 224 190 477 E-mail: prague.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com (Reporting by Prague Newsroom)

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