FX&Fixed Income

Hungary forint bulking up but may soon run out of steam

It will be hard to remain under 310 vs. euro. 

Firming momentum of Hungary's forint broken - What to expect?

Firming momentum of Hungary's forint broken - What to expect?
Local fund managers' outlook on the forint, bonds.

Hungary forint will be in a pickle if Eurozone politics upsets FX

Hungary forint will be in a pickle if Eurozone politics upsets FX
ING sees HUF most vulnerable to EZ political risks.

Hungary forint was volatile in January - What's next?

Hungary forint was volatile in January - What's next?
Local fund managers do not project significant shifts.

ANALYST VIEW - It's time to buy Hungary's forint

ANALYST VIEW - It's time to buy Hungary's forint
EUR/HUF seen at 300 towards year-end.

Which way forward for Hungary's forint?

Which way forward for Hungary's forint?
Here's the latest survey of local fund managers.

Hungary 2016 Top Stories: Zero interest rate

You may not laugh all the way to the bank, but the bank doesn't either.

Hungarian forint closes 2016 at 311.02 to the euro

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) set today's official HUF-EUR exchange rate at 311.02 and the HUF-USD... 

Hungary forint to be added to China's foreign currency basket

China is reducing the weight of the US dollar in the CFETS index to make the yuan more stable.

Hungary starts filling treasury coffers for 2017

Today's T-bill and bond auctions will be settled in early January.

Hungary debt manager to issue EUR 1 bln in international bonds in 2017

Hungary will repay HUF 188 billion in foreign debt next year.

State debt agency's Barcza talks about "the end of an era" as Hungary's debt rate is down to 74%

Is Hungary issuing yen bonds in 2017? Bond buyback at year-end? New products for the retail market? Find out from an interview with Világgazdaság.
FX Rates
 HUF CHF EUR USD GBP JPY
HUF   0.00350.00320.00350.00280.3889
CHF 288.5725  0.93401.01370.8082112.2155
EUR 308.97301.0707  1.08530.86530120.1445
USD 284.67000.98650.92138  0.7973110.6980
GBP 357.07751.23731.15571.2543  138.8515
JPY 2.57160.00890.00830.00900.0072 

Source: GlobalFX

Commentary

Hungary forint bulking up but may soon run out of steam

Hungary forint bulking up but may soon run out of steam
It will be hard to remain under 310 vs. euro.

Firming momentum of Hungary's forint broken - What to expect?

Firming momentum of Hungary's forint broken - What to expect?
Local fund managers' outlook on the forint, bonds.

Hungary forint will be in a pickle if Eurozone politics upsets FX

Hungary forint will be in a pickle if Eurozone politics upsets FX
ING sees HUF most vulnerable to EZ political risks.


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