Obserwator Finansowy features views and analysis of economy in Poland and other countries, written by some of the best journalists, economists and analysts. Our mission is to share knowledge of economics and financial markets in the world.
Obserwator Finansowy is a project under aegis of the Poland’s central bank, Narodowy Bank Polski. We have published thousands of articles about the Polish and global economy. Our journalists have conducted hundreds of interviews with Nobel laureates, distinguished economists, business leaders and politicians with views across the political spectrum.
In this section you can find selected articles in English.
The management of the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE) has accepted a proposed five-year strategic plan for 2016-2020 and is now eyeing 30 state-companies for potential IPOs in the period.
The Bank of National Economy (Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, BGK) is exempted from the tax, but participates in the creation of the WIBOR. This could disrupt the market.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić’s plans to kick-start economic growth after the country’s fourth recession since 2009
CE Financial Observer talks with Andrei Radulescu, PhD, senior economist for Banca Transilvania in Romania.
Low oil prices have sent Russia’s economy into a recession, and countries on its periphery are being dragged along for the ride as the slump affects both oil exporters and countries that rely on trade and aid from Russia.
International investors treat emerging markets as one which often leads to the withdrawal of capital from these markets thus weakening the local currency.
The Kosovo economy is showing signs of improvement, the IMF noted in its first review of the Stand-by Arrangement with the country.
A revolution will take place in the payments market in Europe, triggered by the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) adopted in early October by the European Parliament.
ECB and Moody’s are warning that Poland’s incoming bank tax threatens the profitability and credit ratings of the country’s lenders.
Standard & Poor’s surprise move on January 15th to cut Poland’s credit rating one notch from A- to BBB+ and assigning a negative outlook has hurt Polish pride, raised its borrowing costs and hit equities, bonds and...