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PEGAS: R2G has built a 74.73 percent stake in Pegas Nonwovens following a takeover bid.
Story: Related stories: PHILIP MORRIS: Czech tobacco group Philip Morris CR said H1 consolidated revenues were CZK 5.8 billion and net income CZK 1.6 billion, up 7 percent and 24.7 percent respectively.
Story: Related stories: ELECTION: Czech billionaire Andrej Babis’s ANO party maintained a double-digit lead going into next month’s election, while an anti-EU party has increased its chances of entering parliament, a poll conducted by CVVM agency showed on Monday.
Story: Related stories: CENBANK: The Czech central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and will instead deliver another hike when it has new economic forecasts ready in November, a majority of analysts said in a Reuters poll.
Story: Related stories: CEE MARKETS: The zloty and forint eased on Monday as Hungary’s central bank (NBH) pumped further liquidity into markets while Polish President Andrzej Duda demanded a greater say over the nomination of judges.
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ONLINE RETAIL: Marks & Spencer started selling food products through Rohlik.cz.
Hospodarske Noviny, page 14
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