A developed country, but how rich?

Starting in September 2018, Poland will become the first country from Central and Eastern Eu­rope to be included in the exclusive group of 25 developed markets, according to FTSE Russell. What does this mean for our economy and capital markets and should it change anything in the eyes of investors?

Locked content 14 out of 16 Polish regions among poorest in EU

Fourteen out of 16 Polish regions will remain classified as weakest economically (with GDP per capital below 75 percent of EU average) after 2020, according to the European Commission’s preliminary proposal. Mazowieckie is among the richest regions, with GDP per capital above 100 percent EU average,...