FX&Fixed Income

Hungary sells HUF 500 bn of new super bond in a week

The MÁP+ broke all previous records in its first week. 

Hungary forint keeps falling due to large-scale bets against it

Hungary forint keeps falling due to large-scale bets against it
All eyes on the central bank.

Hungary's forint eases amidst dour global investor sentiment

Hungary's forint eases amidst dour global investor sentiment
Markets buckle.

Rate hike by Hungary's central bank weakens forint

Rate hike by Hungary's central bank weakens forint
The show is on.

Are you surprised by the forint rally? It may be just the beginning!

Are you surprised by the forint rally? It may be just the beginning!
Hungarian currency may still have some firepower.

Hungary to issue no FX bonds in 2019

No international foreign bond issues are expected for 2019, the Finance Ministry and the Government Debt... 

Hungary forint seen depreciating markedly in 2019 - analysts

Nordea, SocGen, J.P. Morgan make projections on EUR/HUF.

Cenbank or Moody's could nudge Hungary's forint out of lull

New week, new action.

Hungary is in cautious camp when it comes to euro adoption - Orbán

Next FX bond issuance likely to be in yuan.

Hungary forint turns back from 1.5-month high versus euro

News from Turkey and Italy move the exchange rate.

Hungary forint teetering towards 325 vs. euro again

HUF fails to remain on path of appreciation.

Hungary forint approaching a brick wall

HUF already south of 324 vs. euro.
FX Rates
 HUF CHF EUR USD GBP JPY
HUF   0.00340.00310.00350.00270.3752
CHF 290.3345  0.89631.01210.7956108.9445
EUR 323.91501.11566  1.12920.88764121.5465
USD 286.86500.988040.88560  0.7861107.6420
GBP 364.92381.256901.12661.27211  136.9315
JPY 2.66500.00920.00820.00930.0073 

Source: GlobalFX

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Views and Interviews

Hungarians go gaga over government securities

The volume of Hungarian government securities held by local residents has doubled over the past 18 months and the ratio of this volume already exceeds... 

Mobius expects Hungary to apply more market-friendly policy, likes OTP

Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets which has substantial holdings of Hungarian sovereign debt, said he is positive on the outlook... 

Hungary should not ask banks haircut on municipal debt consolidation - Stepic

Hungary’s government should avoid asking lenders for a haircut on municipal loans as already unprofitable banks hit by an extraordinary bank tax...