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Baltona, PGNiG, PKO Bank, PZU: Central European Equity Preview

June 30, 2011

June 30 (Bloomberg) -- The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in central European markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses after company names. Share prices are from the last close.

Poland’s WIG20 Index rose 1.1 percent, the Czech PX Index gained 1.9 percent and Hungary’s BUX Index advanced 0.4 percent.

Baltona SA (BAL PW): The Polish chain of duty-free shops will start trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange’s NewConnect market for smaller companies.

PKO Bank Polski SA (PKO PW): Shareholders of Poland’s biggest bank will vote on a 2010 dividend payout. PKO shares rose 1.2 percent to 41.75 zloty.

Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (PGN PW): Poland’s biggest natural-gas company holds a news conference on expansion plans after saying it wants to spend as much as 27 billion zloty ($9.78 billion) on investments by 2015. Its shares were unchanged at 4.23 zloty

PZU SA (PZU PW): Shareholders of Poland’s largest insurer will vote on a 2010 dividend payout. PZU shares added 0.3 percent to 383 zloty.

--Editors: Glenn Kalinoski, Brendan Walsh

To contact the reporters on this story: Pawel Kozlowski in Warsaw; Monika Rozlal in Warsaw at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Gavin Serkin at

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