Slovakia

Slovak inflation accelerates again in May

bne IntelliNews June 14, 2017

Slovak inflation rose in May to 1.1% y/y and 0.2% m/m, but central bank sticks to average inflation forecast.

Russia dominates CEE region in global university ranking

Nicholas Watson in Prague June 13, 2017

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.

Brussels launches action against Visegrad states over migrant quotas

Tim Gosling June 13, 2017

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.

EU seeks a hard power boost

Tim Gosling in Prague June 12, 2017

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.

Banking convergence returns to Central and Eastern Europe, says RBI

Robert Anderson in Prague June 9, 2017

The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.

VISEGRAD: EU warning on migrant quotas raises the stakes

Tim Gosling in Prague June 8, 2017

The Visegrad Group of countries has shown defiance on migrant quotas, but now it faces an EU reinvigorated by the French election.

EU opens probe over Slovak aid for JLR car plant

bne IntelliNews May 24, 2017

Slovakia offered the maximum permitted incentives of €125mn to Jaguar Land Rover to win the €1.4bn investment.

CONFERENCE CALL: The only way is nukes

Tim Gosling in Prague May 24, 2017

Without sea or sun, additional nuclear capacity is the only route to decarbonise Central Europe’s power sector, proponents insist.

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