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Coalition crisis takes its toll on crown

Even optimistic trade figures could not give the Slovak crown enough muscles to strengthen towards the euro.

Ľudová banka analyst Mário Blaščák thinks that the ruling coalition plight and the adoption of the revision to the abortion law have their tolls on the Slovak currency. Any of the parties dropping from the coalition would shake the investors' confidence in reform processes, Blaščák explained.

Slovenska sporiteľňa's Juraj Kotian sees the key to calming down turbulence in hands of President Rudolf Schuster who could veto the abortion law.

Compiled by Beáta Balogová from press reports
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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

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Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

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