The popular Czech beverage maker Kofola went public on Wednesday, December 2nd, with trading launching on the Prague Stock Exchange. Within a week’s time, the trading of Kofola shares will begin also in Warsaw. With interest rates at record lows and equity funds reporting surplus cash, investor interest on the regulated market is expected to be high.
The number of reported crimes in the Czech Republic involving the theft of metals dropped by over 50 percent between March and November compared to the same period last year. According to the Ministry for the Environment, police recorded just over 3,400 such crimes so far this year, compared with over 8,000 during the same months last year.