CEE MARKETS-Currencies shrug off dismal second-quarter GDP data

By Anita Komuves BUDAPEST, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Most Central European currencies held steady on Friday as countries in the region reported GDP data for the second quarter showing the hefty, but expected, impact on their economies of lockdowns to

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise tracking rally in Western European equities

By Anita Komuves BUDAPEST, May 15 (Reuters) – Central European stock markets rose and most currencies edged higher on Friday, tracking a rally in Western European shares driven by positive economic data from China. The DAX index of Germany, Central