CORRECTED-CEE MARKETS-Secure currencies, Polish QE schedule at a look

 (Corrects paragraph 3 to indicate that the Polish central financial institution did
not purchase authorities bonds final week, solely government-secured
bonds from Polish nationwide growth financial institution BGK)
    By Anita Komuves
    BUDAPEST, Might 31 (Reuters) - Central European currencies
have been largely secure on Monday as commerce quantity was low with
markets in the US and Britain closed, whereas Polish
bond markets have been eyeing the central financial institution's schedule of QE
purchases for indicators of tapering.
    Polish bond yields have been unmoved as markets have been wanting
ahead to the central financial institution's schedule of June bond purchases,
due later within the day.
    Final week the financial institution purchased lower than a 3rd of the bonds
that traders supplied to promote, which some analysts understood
as an indication of a possible begin to tapering. It solely purchased
government-secured bonds from Polish nationwide growth financial institution
BGK, and didn't purchase treasury bonds. 
    "It will likely be vital to watch whether or not the central financial institution
will stick to 2 operations per thirty days or scale it right down to solely
one, which might point out a doubtlessly earlier finish of the
program than the year-end (our baseline)," Erste Financial institution wrote.
    The Polish and Hungarian central banks began quantitative
easing applications final yr to assist their economies climate the
financial disaster brought on by the pandemic.
    The Nationwide Financial institution of Hungary mentioned after its charge assembly
final week that its bond buy programme remained a "essential"
coverage device and "the NBH will proceed to make use of the programme by
sustaining a long-lasting presence out there."
    Currencies saved hovering close to sturdy ranges they just lately
hit on charge hike expectations that have been fuelled by
higher-than-expected CPI knowledge and alerts from central banks.
    The Polish zloty edged up 0.06% to commerce at 4.4805
per euro. The Czech crown slid 0.2% to 25.510 versus
the frequent foreign money.  
    The Hungarian forint was 0.1% decrease at 348.35 to
the euro, nonetheless buying and selling close to 9-month highs.
    "Though brief positions in opposition to the forint have
drastically been in the reduction of just lately, there may be little probability for
additional vital firming within the brief time period," CIB Financial institution wrote.
    "The additional path for the foreign money may very well be determined by
the June charge assembly." 
    Shares have been combined, with Prague and Warsaw gaining extra
than 0.2% every whereas Budapest slid 0.15%. Bucharest
 added 0.72%.
    
    
                    CEE      SNAPSHO   AT                       
                    MARKETS  T        1039 CET           
                             CURRENC                            
                             IES                         
                             Newest   Earlier  Each day    Change
                             bid      shut     change   in 2021
 EURCZK=  Czech     <EURCZK  25.5100   25.4600   -0.20%   +2.82%
          crown     =>                                   
 EURHUF=  Hungary   <EURHUF  348.350  348.0000   -0.10%   +4.13%
          forint    =>             0                     
 EURPLN=  Polish    <EURPLN   4.4805    4.4830   +0.06%   +1.76%
          zloty     =>                                   
 EURRON=  Romanian  <EURRON   4.9195    4.9200   +0.01%   -1.11%
          leu       => Word:     calculated from             1800            
          day by day                                 CET      
          change Newest   Earlier  Each day    Change
                                      shut     change   in 2021
 .PX      Prague             1166.14  1163.510   +0.23%   +13.53
                                             0                 %
 .BUX     Budapest           46161.7  46233.29   -0.15%   +9.63%
                                   2                     
 .WIG20   Warsaw    <.WIG20  2240.50   2236.31   +0.19%   +12.93
                    >                                          %
 .BETI    Buchares           11504.7  11421.04   +0.73%   +17.33
          t                        3                           %
 .SBITOP  Ljubljan  <.SBITO  1142.76   1143.10   -0.03%   +26.85
          a         P>                                         %
 .CRBEX   Zagreb    <.CRBEX  1927.60   1928.52   -0.05%   +10.83
                    >                                          %
 .BELEX1  Belgrade  <.BELEX   769.01    778.88   -1.27%   +2.73%
 5                  15>                                  
 .SOFIX   Sofia     <.SOFIX   528.85    528.59   +0.05%   +18.17
                    >                                          %
                                                                
                             Yield    Yield     Unfold   Each day
                             (bid)    change    vs Bund  change
                                                         in
          Czech                                          unfold
          Republic                                       
 CZ2YT=R    2-year  <CZ2YT=   0.5250   -0.0390   +118bp    -4bps
 R                  RR>                               s  
 CZ5YT=R    5-year  <CZ5YT=   1.4790   -0.0380   +203bp    -5bps
 R                  RR>                               s  
 CZ10YT=            <CZ10YT   1.7370   -0.0170   +190bp    -4bps
 RR       10-year   =RR>                              s  
          Poland                                                
 PL2YT=R    2-year  <PL2YT=   0.3490    0.0050   +101bp    +0bps
 R                  RR>                               s  
 PL5YT=R    5-year  <PL5YT=   1.2840   -0.0150   +183bp    -3bps
 R                  RR>                               s  
 PL10YT=            <PL10YT   1.9000    0.0070   +206bp    -2bps
 RR       10-year   =RR>                              s  
                    FORWARD                                     
                             3x6      6x9       9x12     3M
                                                         interba
                                                         nk
          Czech     <CZKFRA     0.69      0.93     1.26     0.39
          Rep       ><PRIBO                              
                    R=>                                  
          Hungary   <HUFFRA     1.26      1.50     1.67     0.91
                    ><BUBOR                              
                    =>                                   
          Poland    <PLNFRA     0.33      0.48     0.67     0.21
                    ><WIBOR                              
                    =>                                   
          Word:     are for ask                                 
          FRA       costs                               
          quotes                                         
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 (Extra reporting by Jason Hovet in Prague; Enhancing by
Christina Fincher)
  
 
 

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