2017, so far, has been the best year for Central European equities since 2012, while the Russian index has been the worst performing major stock market.
Polish retail sales grew 6.8% y/y in July, statistics office GUS announced on August 18.
Polish industrial production grew 6.2% y/y in July, data from statistical office GUS showed on August 18.
GDP growth pushed to a seasonally-adjusted 4.4% y/y in the second quarter.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) composite index for the Emerging Markets Bank Lending Conditions Survey in 2Q17 showed that while lending conditions in emerging markets (EM) in general have tightened, those in Europe are easing
Wojciech Balczun submitted his resignation after little more than a year at the helm of Ukrzaliznytsia citing a "negative PR-campaign and even sabotage" against him.
Affordability makes the Czech Republic’s second city the highest ranked location in the CEE/CIS region on Nestpick’s latest Startup Cities Index.
Georgia's stateless former president Mikheil Saakashvili turns up in Poland to attend Warsaw Uprising commemoration, insists he will journey back to Ukraine to fight withdrawal of citizenship.
The summer slowdown is here with bond issue volumes dropping off across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region but still way ahead of last year’s results.
The new design proposed by the Polish home affairs ministry features depictions of the Ukrainian city of Lviv and Lithuanian capital Vilnius.
The region's steepest gap - of $727bn - is in Russia where inadequate infrastructure spending in recent decades has hindered economic growth.
Poland's consumer price index (CPI) grew 1.7% y/y in July, 0.2pp faster than in June, statistics office GUS announced in a flash estimate on July 31.
Poland and Turkey’s stock markets are soaring, up 38% and 35% respectively, making them the best performing markets in the MSCI EM universe. But Russia is in its traditional place of worst performing market YTD, down 15%.
The European Commission threatened on July 26 that it will immediately launch the Article 7 "nuclear option" against Poland should Warsaw push through the controversial reforms to the country's senior courts that were vetoed by the president.
Populist governments in the "Visegrad Four" states are resisting the EU’s migrant quotas scheme intended to redistribute 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece.
The EU has reportedly backed off and loosened restrictions on access of Russia’s Gazprom to the OPAL pipeline, which will allow the energy giant to send more gas to European clients via its Nord Stream pipeline.
Polish President Andrzej Duda surprised as he announced he will veto two out of three controversial bills aimed at reforming the judiciary. But that's unlikely to prove the end of the story.