Aktualne.cz CzechNews brings you a taste of this week's issue of its partner publication, English-language investigative weekly Czech Insider.
The new issue will be available here at 4 PM (CET).
Russia's Rosatom willing to buy Temelin nuclear plant
Revealed - Russia's Rosatom agency, one of the two bidders for the tender to expand the Temelin power plant, has boosted its efforts to secure the deal.
The firm has repeatedly assured that it is willing to provide financing for as much as 100 percent of the expansion project.
Last week, Rosatom Overseas vicepresident Leos Tomicek, a Czech national, said that Rosatom may actually buy a stake in the nuclear station... (read more here).
Tectonic change: Czech yields fall below France's
Business - Since the end of October, bonds markets have had more confidence in the Czech Republic than in France, one of the world's largest economies that until very recently had an enviable AAA rating.
The graph above shows that Czech government bond yields (red line) dipped below those of France (blue line) at the end of October... (read more here).
Penta prepares total overhaul of investment strategy
Revealed - Penta, one of the key players in the Central European investment market, is changing its investment strategy from the ground up.
It has launched a huge sell-off of the firms it has purchased over the last years.
Penta chief Marek Dospiva said that Penta will not give up on further acquisitions, but it wants to own only large companies from now on... (read more here).
... AND MUCH MORE!
Czech Insider is an English-language weekly edition of Deník Insider ("Insider Daily"), a Czech subscription-only daily newspaper prepared by the creators of Aktualne.cz that provides original investigative insight into the top tiers of Czech politics and business.
Every Monday at 4 PM (CET), Czech Insider publishes the English translation of the most important stories from the previous week. You can get your subscription here.