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Emerging world's safe haven from Fed puts Czech policy on edge

Bloomberg |
16 December 2015

Not even the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates is helping the Czech central bank's drive to rein in the nation's currency.

O2 CR jumps to 15-year high on MSCI index membership

Bloomberg |
16 November 2015

O2 Czech Republic AS jumped to the highest price in 15 years as the phone and Internet company's forthcoming addition to MSCI Inc.'s index drove demand from investors tracking the equity benchmark.

After SAB proposal, InBev still yearns for Czech runaway bride

Bloomberg |
13 November 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV may have finalized its USD 107 billion marriage proposal to SABMiller Plc, but the giant brewer has never stopped thinking about the one that got away.

O2 Czech to pay higher dividend, plans debt to fund buyback

Bloomberg |
20 October 2015

O2 Czech Republic AS, controlled by billionaire Petr Kellner, will use rebounding profits to boost dividend payments and plans to increase its debt load to finance a share buyback.

Czech economy grows faster than reported, most since 2007

Bloomberg |
1 October 2015

The Czech economy grew faster than previously reported in the second quarter, expanding the most since 2007 in the midst of a loose monetary policy campaign by the central bank that limits gains in the nation’s currency.

Czech inflation slows as policy makers ponder stimulus span

Bloomberg |
10 September 2015

Czech inflation slowed for a second month in August as falling commodity prices continued to hamper the central bank's efforts to lift price growth with non-conventional tools.

Central bank's reserve surge shines light on interventions

Bloomberg |
9 September 2015

The Czech central bank's foreign-currency reserves surged in August, indicating policy makers stepped up interventions to prevent koruna appreciation after the currency tested the limit a month earlier.

Czech aid for biofuels approved by EU to continue through 2020

Bloomberg |
13 August 2015

The Czech government won approval from the European Union to continue aid for some biofuels as the bloc seeks to meet a goal of boosting the share of renewable sources in energy consumption.

Czech bazooka bigger than Swiss seen keeping speculators at bay

Bloomberg |
29 July 2015

In the battle against currency speculators, the Czech National Bank is toting more ammunition than the Swiss -- in relative terms at least. While Switzerland abandoned its cap on franc gains in January as foreign-currency reserves climbed to 76% of GDP, the central bank in Prague is in a more comfortable position.

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