Fed rates remain unchanged. US Fed left its interest rates, according to expectations, unchanged. Further, it is expecting moderate economy growth and graduate decrease of inflation. Despite, inflation pressures remain.
According to CVVM agency survey parliamentary elections to Lower Chamber would be won by Civic Democrats (ODS) with 34.5% of votes, Social Democrats (CSSD) would receive 29%, Communists (KSCM) 15% while Green Party (SZ) and Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) 9% both.
EMU foreign trade in deficit. In January, balance of trade showed negative balance of EUR 7.8bn when in December euro
zone’s foreign trade ended in surplus and positive result was expected in January as well.
Industrial contracts in euro
zone decreased by 0.2% m/m in January but increased by 12% y/y.
Average yield in auction of 10th tranche of state bonds SD 3.75/2020 reached 4.158%.