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5 November 2018

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Czech National Bank expected to hike interest rates for the fourth time this year

30 October 2018

The Czech National Bank (CNB) is widely expected to hike its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 1.75%... more

Grain Harvest Down by Eight Percent This Year

16 October 2018

According the Czech Statistical Office’s estimate, this year’s grain harvest is 7.9 percent lower than that of the previous year.... more

Average Czech Monthly Wage Up by 8.6 % in Second Quarter

6 September 2018

Average monthly salaries in the Czech Republic grew by 8.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of this year, according... more

Czech National Bank Hikes Rates by 0.25 pp in First Back-to-back Increase in 11 Years

3 August 2018

The Czech National Bank (CNB) raised the main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points (pp) to 1.25% at its policy-setting... more

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Lukáš Kovanda

Lukáš Kovanda, Ph.D., is a Czech economist and author focusing on economic literature, and is Chief Economist at CZECH FUND. His work there includes analyzing and commenting on macroeconomic issues, investments, and emerging phenomena such as sharing economy, cryptocurrencies and fintechs. He is a Department of Economics lecturer at the University of Economics in Prague and is a member of the Scientific Board of the Czech Banking Association.

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