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Poland Targets New Investors as Stocks Jump After FTSE Promotion

  • Polish equities join the FTSE developed-market indexes Monday
  • Executives plan investor meetings to make case for Poland
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As Poland’s stocks debut in the FTSE Russell developed-nation benchmark on Monday, a herd of passive funds will have already recalibrated their portfolios to match their weighting. Active managers may need some persuading.

Executives from Poland’s crop of FTSE graduates are preparing to school a new class of global equity investors in the country’s stormy politics and economics after the promotion. Senior officials at Bank Pekao SA, the nation’s second-largest bank, and AmRest Holdings SE, which manages the Starbucks, PizzaHut and KFC brands in continental Europe, are ready to make Poland’s case.