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Crown up on poll results

The Slovak crown strengthened against the euro by 30 haliers August 6 to Sk44.1/euro, resulting from the low voter support for the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS) and suggesting acceptable election results from the point of view of foreign investors, said bank dealers.

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

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