Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch that may affect Poland's financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 1 hour):
Poland's central bank is to release its core inflation data for February at 1300 GMT.
The net profit of Poland's PZU beat expectations in 2016 and stood at 1.95 billion zlotys ($480 million), the company said on Wednesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the profit at 1.86 billion zlotys.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of Poland's ruling PiS party, told Rzeczpospolita daily that adopting the euro would mean that Poland would become permanently consigned to European peripheries. He said Poland could adopt the euro if the country reached 85 percent of Germany's GDP per capita.
NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
The European Commission has suggested that Poland build a nuclear power plant to produce 3.3 GWh from this source by 2035 and 8.2 GWh by 2050, Rzeczpospolita daily reported without naming its sources.
Whirlpool will open a shared services centre employing 200 people in the Polish city of Lodz, Rzeczpospolita reported.
BRIEF-Autodis plans to divest its Polish subsidiary
* Autodis Group - Autodis Group will divest subsidiary AD Poland to Rhiag Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of LKQ Corporation
GLOBAL LNG-No new demand, more supply leaves spot price languishing
LONDON, May 26 Asian LNG spot prices fell this week due to a lack of significant new demand from the Middle East and others as supplies emerged from Papua New Guinea, Angola, Abu Dhabi and Russia.