Crown slightly firms along with other CEE regional currencies

Towards the end of day on Thursday, August 30, the Slovak crown was being traded at 33.705/33.720 SKK/EUR, representing slight firming by some 4 hellers, OTP Banka Slovensko dealer Eduard Pracko has said.

During the course of the day, the US dollar slightly strengthened. Paradoxically, the CEE region's other currencies, namely the Hungarian forint and Polish zloty, strengthened along with the dollar. According to Pracko, typically when the US dollar firms, the Slovak crown and other CEE region currencies weaken.

The crown today firmed, although just slightly, also against the Czech currency, and finished at 1.219/1.220 SKK/CZK. Against the US dollar, the Slovak crown slightly eased at the end of the day, finishing at 24.740/24.750 SKK/USD.

According to the dealer, no major movement should be expected in the days ahead, and the rate should move around Sk33.7 per euro. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

News digest: Central bank calling vaccination pace more important than that of GDP growth

Police announced strict border checks for tomorrow. Ministry analysts revised their GDP growth prognosis. Employees of U.S. Steel in Košice threaten a strike.


5 h
Irena Matova

She cannot read, she does not understand. Last victim of police raid still faces prosecution

Human rights organisations have been calling for the proper investigation of alleged police violence in the case of the 2013 Moldova raid.


5 h
Prologis Park Bratislava

Once an ugly duckling, the pandemic has the turned logistics real estate sector into a desirable investment opportunity

The sector will continue to be driven by e-commerce, the automotive sector and the global trend of sustainability.


7 h
EC President Ursula von der Leyen and Slovak PM Eduard Heger during a press conference in Bratislava when announcing that EC approved the Slovak recovery plan.

EC approves Slovakia’s recovery plan

EC President Ursula von der Leyen said the plan meets criteria and is also ambitious.


21. jún