Marek Belka

Type: Person
Name: Marek Belka
Title: Prime Minister
Organization: Government of Poland
Date of Birth: 09/01/1952
Nationality: Poland
Fact Sheet: Biography for Marek Belka
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Poland's retail sales slump, but central bank reluctant to cut rates

* June retail sales disappoint with 1.2 pct y/y growth * Pressure on central bank to cut rates increases * But Governor Belka warns of dangers of ultra-low rates * Rate-setter Kazmierczak says no need to change rates now * Bonds yields fall as market ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

POLISH CENTRAL BANK CHIEF : Rates Relatively High to Keep Growth Balanced

By Marcin SobczykWARSAW--Poland's interest rates are at a relatively high level because of the central bank's intention to keep economic growth balanced, central bank chief Marek Belka said.The main rate at 2.5% with consumer price inflation near zero ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

COUNTRY LIKE A PILE OF STONES

CZESLAW RYSZKAThe weekly ‘Wprost’ made the eavesdropped talks public, made, among the others, by the chief of the Interior Ministrer Bartlomiejn Sienkiewicz with the president of the Polish National Bank Marek Belka about a possibility of supporting the ... [Published Sunday Catholic Weekly - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 2-Polish central bank asserts independence from government

4:54pm BST* Central bank issues statement on law amendment* Board and rate-setters say will work out joint position* Bank says draft law must protect rate-setting council* Bratkowski dissents from statement* Statement follows scandal over secret recordings ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

CNBC Exclusive Interview: Marek Belka, Govenor of the National Bank of Poland

WHEN: CNBC EXCLUSIVE, today Thursday, 10th July on Squawk Box in EMEA.Following is highlights of the unofficial transcript of a CNBC exclusive interview with Marek Belka, Governor of the National Bank of Poland with CNBC's Geoff Cutmore.Marek Belka tells ... [Published CNBC - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 reports

Poland's Central Bank Governor: Leaked Tape is a Cooked Up Narrative and Difficult to Fight

Marek Belka, Poland's central bank governorReutersPolish central bank governor Marek Belka has descibed a leaked tape recording in which he can be heard discussing the removal of the country's finance minister, as well as using profanity when describing ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Poland may cut rates if economy weakens – central bank head

July 8, 2014National Bank of Poland's chief Marek BelkaPoland’s Monetary Policy Council may cut interest rates if the economy weakens or prospects for such weakening appear, similar decision might be made if the zloty appreciates abruptly, central bank ... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Polish central bank head: rate cut needed only if risk of deep slowdown

(Adds two more rate-setters, details) * Rate-setter Glapinski: "definitely" no rate cut this year * Comments seen confirming likelihood of rate cut low * For now, only rate-setter Chojna-Duch calls for cut in MPC * Central bank sees stable GDP growth, ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Central bank chief has no intention to resign over tape scandal

July 3, 2014President of National Bank of Poland Marek BelkaThe President of National Bank of Poland Marek Belka has reiterated he would remain at his post, yet again denying allegations that had struck an unlawful deal with the government concerning ... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Polish central bank head says chance of rate cuts "very slim"

PAP / Rafał Guz 02.07. Warszawa (PAP) - Removing forward guidance from the statement after the Monetary Policy Council (RPP) sitting does not signify rates will be cut in September as chances of such a move are very slim, National Bank of Poland (NBP) ... [Published Polska Agencja Prasowa SA - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Poland Drops Rate Pledge as Central Bank Regroups After Row

(Updates with economist comment in final paragraph.)July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Poland’s central bank, reviewing interest rates for the first time since a scandal over leaked recordings last month, dropped its commitment to keep borrowing costs at a record ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Polish Central Bank Head Refuses To Resign Over Tape Scandal As It Would Set "Dangerous Precedent"

Two weeks ago, we reported of the latest "explosive" central bank scandal to sweep yet another "developed world" country, Poland, whose central banker, Marek Belka, was recorded promising to "boost the economy" if the finance minister was fired, not only ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 02 2014]

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"any solutions in proposed amendments to the law which might limit the competences of the mpc are either pointless or wrong" Belka was quoted as saying. He said he believed that a compromise was possible on the new law

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Opposition PiS 11pct ahead of ruling PO in vote... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jul 29 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Queen Rania vs. Shimon Peres [Published Huffington Post - Jul 25 2014]
What Traders Concluded From Retail Sales Surpri... [Published Washington Post - Jul 24 2014]
Poland's retail sales slump, but central bank r... [Published Sharenet - Jul 23 2014]
Grand Central: The Fed Still Has Little Reason ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 23 2014]
POLISH CENTRAL BANKER : No Reason for Imminent ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
POLISH CENTRAL BANK CHIEF : Rates Relatively Hi... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
BoE Minutes And Eurozone Consumer Sentiment On ... [Published RTTNews.com - Jul 23 2014]
COUNTRY LIKE A PILE OF STONES [Published Sunday Catholic Weekly - Jul 22 2014]
Ruling PO extends gap in voter support to chief... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jul 21 2014]
Amundi Predicts Sub-3% as Polish Rates Too Real... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 17 2014]
Polish Banker Sees Rates Likely Unchanged Befor... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 17 2014]
Rates Traders Get No Respect as MPC Resists Cut... [Published Washington Post - Jul 15 2014]
Polish government faces second confidence vote ... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jul 12 2014]
Polish govt survives vote of confidence [Published Frontier Post - Jul 12 2014]
Poland: Tusk's government survives confidence vote [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 11 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Goodbye Post-War Era; Hello Pr... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 11 2014]
UPDATE 2-Polish central bank asserts independen... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 11 2014]
Polish central bank asserts independence from g... [Published Sharenet - Jul 11 2014]
Sejm rejects motion for constructive vote of no... [Published Polska Agencja Prasowa SA - Jul 11 2014]
Polish government survives second confidence vo... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 11 2014]
CNBC Exclusive Interview: Marek Belka, Govenor ... [Published CNBC - Jul 10 2014]
Poland's Central Bank Governor: Leaked Tape is ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 10 2014]
Rates could go up or down: Polish central bank ... [Published CNBC - Jul 10 2014]
Europe slowdown could hit Poland: central bank ... [Published CNBC - Jul 10 2014]
Polish central bank chief 'embarrassed' by leaks [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 10 2014]
Polish central bank chief 'embarrassed' by leaks [Published CNBC - Jul 10 2014]
PSL against sacking Interior Minister [Published Warsaw Voice - Jul 10 2014]
Government's reputation is in ruins - PiS leader [Published Polska Agencja Prasowa SA - Jul 09 2014]
Poland may cut rates if economy weakens – centr... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jul 09 2014]
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Grand Central: The Fed Still Has Little Reason ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 23 2014]
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, July 23, 2014: Sign up for the newsletter . Highlights Da Costa’s Take: The Fed Still Has Little Reason to Worry About Inflation Regulators Said Deutsche Bank Suffers ...
Polish Central Bank Head Refuses To Resign Over... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 02 2014]
Two weeks ago, we reported of the latest "explosive" central bank scandal to sweep yet another "developed world" country, Poland, whose central banker, Marek Belka, was recorded promising to "boost the economy" if the finance minister was fired, not ...
Global Central Banking in 2014, A Second Quarte... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 01 2014]
Five years after the global recession of 2009, economic growth remains troublingly weak and inflation uncomfortably low in many developed economies. Several emerging-market economies are expanding more slowly than in the past while inflation remains ...
Polish Foreign Minister Called Ties to U.S. ‘Wo... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 23 2014]
WARSAW (Reuters) – A Polish news magazine said on Sunday it had obtained a secret recording of Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, in contention for a senior European Union job, saying that Poland’s relationship with the United States was worthless. ...
Polish foreign minister says ties to US are wor... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 23 2014]
Poland's foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski has been caught in a secret recording saying that Poland’s relationship with the United States was worthless, and that any feeling of security it gave was "complete bullshit." Wprost, a Polish news magazine, ...
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