Slovakia – Factors To Watch on Aug 18

BRATISLAVA, Aug 18 (BestGrowthStock) – Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial
markets on Wednesday.

EU RULE CHANGE REQUEST

Nine mostly eastern European Union states have asked the
bloc to consider changing its accounting rules in a way that
could cut the budget deficit and debt levels of states that
implement pension reforms.

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BOND SALE

Slovakia will auction up to 1.5 billion euros in 10-year, 4
percent bonds on Aug. 30, its debt agency said on Tuesday. The
auction will be a reopening of an April 19 syndicated bond
tender at which the agency sold 1.5 billion euros at 97.1 basis
points over mid swaps.

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TAX CHANGES OPPOSITION

Some opposition, including from workers’ groups, is growing
against changes to taxes and other payments proposed by Finance
Minister Ivan Miklos and Labour Minister Jozef Mihal. The plan’s
goal is to reach savings of 440 million euros in the 2011
budget.

http://ekonomika.sme.sk/c/5510606/proti-zachrannemu-balicku-rastie-odpor.html

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Slovakia – Factors To Watch on Aug 18