COMPILED BY TOM NICHOLSON FROM PRESS REPORTS

Last two state banks to be sold in 2003

The head of the FNM state privatisation agency has said the sale of the last two banks in state hands – the tiny Banka Slovakia and Poštová Banka – will likely not go through until next year. The FNM is in final negotiations with the Austrian Meinl Bank on a 60 per cent stake in Banka Slovakia, while a majority stake in Poštová is being fought over by the domestic Tatra Bank and Ceská Poisťovňa, both of whom have been asked to increase their bids.

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