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Zloty knocks First Prop share price

After rising steadily since the start of 2009, First Property's share price has fallen by almost 25 per cent in the past three months. This slide seems due to the weakness of the Polish zloty against the euro, but also against sterling. A 10 per cent fall in the zloty since the eurozone debt crisis erupted over the summer has adversely affected Polish tenants; they pay rents in euros so in effect this equates to a rent increase.

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