To a surprise of no one, the Monetary Policy Council (RPP) has decided to keep interest rates unchanged yet again.
Krajowa Izba Rozliczeniowa (KIR), Poland’s automated clearing house (ACH), recorded 153.23 million transactions, in total worth PLN 429.7 billion, in January. The number of transactions grew by 2.8 percent y/y, while their value increased by 13.7 percent.
The volume of seasonally adjusted retail trade in Poland grew by 9.2 percent year-on-year in December, according to a data release from the EU’s statistics office Eurostat. In month-on-month terms, it increased by 0.2 percent.
The net assets of the Polish private pension fund (OFE) amounted to some PLN 184.3 billion in January a 2.3 percent month-on-month and 2.9 percent y/y increase, according to a report issued by researcher Analizy Online.
Equity turnover on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange in January amounted to PLN 19.4 billion, an 11 percent year-on-year decrease, the stock exchange has announced.
According to the Minister of Investment and Development Jerzy Kwieciński, this year, the investments could grow by 5-6 percent y/y.
The Purchasing Managers Index for Poland in January has decreased to 54.6 points, from 55 points in December. The market consensus was 55.4 points.
According to the Finance Minister Teresa Czerwińska, the budget deficit in 2017 amounted to PLN 25.4 billion, which represents 42.7 percent of the value planned in the budget bill, and lower by PLN 20.8 billion compared to 2016. “Such low deficit is not a surprise and has developed at the expected l...
The Ministry of Finance sold €1 billion worth of green bonds with €3.25 demand from the investors. The 8.5-year bonds have a 1.153 percent yield and 23 basis points over midswaps.
The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) for Poland, calculated by the European Commission, increased to 111.7 points in January, up by 5 points m/m.