The largely positive market environment, together with financial restructuring, have enabled Polish miners to turn in decent results in the first quarter.
A poll by Pew Research found that attitudes to both democracy and homosexuality remain very conservative in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), including among the young.
The result shows that consumption, pushed by the tightening labour market, continues to be a major driver of economic growth.
The reading confirms analysts’ conviction that the April fall was a one-off and that the underlying trend in industry is one of strong growth.
Contrary to the opinion of some Czech MPs, the government tender to buy 12 multi-role helicopters is not a done deal in favour of Bell Helicopter. In fact, politics could intrude with elections set for October 20-21.
The KNF's decision forces the Austrian lender to float Raiffeisen Bank Polska in under three weeks in unfavourable market conditions.
Emerging markets are starting to feature more prominently on the QS World University Rankings, with Russia's top five universities all advancing more than 10 places on the latest index.
Growing in confidence that it has beaten the populist threat, the EU has launched infringement proceedings against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland over their refusal to take part in the EU’s migrant quota scheme.
Officials insist enhanced EU defence co-operation should focus on terrorism and is not a reaction to the way President Trump has cast doubt over Nato guarantees.
The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.
The Visegrad Group of countries has shown defiance on migrant quotas, but now it faces an EU reinvigorated by the French election.
Austrian lender negotiates with regulator to postpone the flotation because of weak pricing, and may switch back to trade sale option.
Even if economic growth exceeds the government's target this year, the budget deficit will be close to breaching the Stability and Growth Pact's 3% limit.
The Polish economy accelerated growth to 4% y/y in the first quarter, statistics office GUS confirmed on May 16, but consumers remain alone in the driving seat.