CORPORATE BRIEFS

VSŽ stock finally rebounds after inactivity on BSE

Shares of Slovakia's largest industrial company, steelmaker VSŽ, were traded at 150 crowns on October 1, the first time in over a month that VSŽ stock was traded on the Bratislava Stock Exchange (BSE). The 150 crowns price is a 20% improvement on what was quoted for VSŽ on August 25.

In late September, state-owned firms with stakes in VSŽ fended off an attempt by a group of former VSŽ managers to take control of the company at a special shareholders' meeting (EGM). The victory confirmed the grip of the state on affairs at VSŽ, and imrpoved confidence in the company's management and restructuring programme.

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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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