Hungary among the worst in the world at retaining talent

Hungary is ranked 69th in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2016-2107 of 138 countries, down from 63rd in... 

Hungary's Orbán mulls cunning move for after quota vote

Anything that is not in the Treaty of the EU can be provided in the Hungarian Fundamental Law, this is how top politicians of the ruling Fidesz party... 

Hungary to come up with ideas to boost competitiveness

The Hungarian government is expected to start negotiations on a package of proposals for changes in retail... 

Brussels sends reasoned opinion to Hungary over broadband costs

The European Commission has sent reasoned opinions to Hungary and 18 other countries to implement cost... 

Hungary no longer in junk grade priced in at auction

Hungary’s Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) has held its first bond auction since a surprise... 

Hungarian gov't helps Andy Vajna's online casino plans by new law

If you try to read between the lines you may come across an interesting coincidence between legislation... 

Hungary Economy Ministry belittles WEF competitiveness survey

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published its Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 on Wednesday... 

Hungary confidence index edges up in September

After reaching its lowest point this year in August, the GKI economic sentiment index rose within the... 

Hungary c.bank needs to revisit no-cut stance after surprise upgrade

A surprise credit upgrade is poised to send Hungary’s forint to peaks not seen since early 2015... 

INSTANT VIEW - Hungary MNB limits use of 3-month depo facility

The Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) left its main policy rate unchanged (0.9%)... 

INSTANT VIEW - S&P lifts Hungary back to investment grade in a surprise move

Rating agency S&P upgraded Hungary to investment grade in a surprise move on 16 September. The removal... 

ANALYST VIEW - Goldman Sachs raises target price for Hungary's OTP

Goldman Sachs has turned more upbeat on Hungary’s OTP Bank, revised its target price to HUF 6,500... 

Hungary Magyar Telekom wins HUF 12 bn EU funding

Hungarian telecommunications group Magyar Telekom has announced on Friday that 12.2 billion forints worth... 

Hungary Mol has been included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Hungarian oil and gas group Mol has once again been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability... 

ANALYST VIEW - Goldman Sachs raises target price for Hungary's OTP

Goldman Sachs has turned more upbeat on Hungary’s OTP Bank, revised its target price to HUF 6,500... 

OTP chief says several acquisitions are possible in the near future

Hungary’s OTP Bank continues to look for takeover opportunities and "there is a chance of several... 

Hungarian KBC unit on a run, might even consider bank acquisition

K&H Bank, the Hungarian unit of Belgium’s KBC Group, posted 23 billion forint after-tax profit... 

SME loans of Hungarian banks up 5% y/y

Credit institutions’ lending activity to the private sector generally improved in the second quarter... 

Deutsche Bank: Fair value of Hungary's OTP Bank HUF 8,000/share

Deutsche Bank has improved its rating on Hungarian blue chip OTP Bank from "Hold" to "Buy", hiking the... 

In spite of denials, Tesco IS prepping for market exit in Hungary - Magyar Idők

The past few days have seen several media reports claiming British retail chain Tesco is looking to sell... 

ANALYST VIEW - HSBC raises target price for Hungary's OTP

Following the release of OTP Bank’s second quarter earnings report investment banks have started... 

State of Hungary, EBRD pay for Erste Hungary stake

The acquisition of two substantial stakes in Erste Bank Hungary was completed on 11th August, with the... 

Hungary Mol buys back shares from Credit Agricole

Hungarian oil and gas group Mol has exercised its option rights and acquired Mol ordinary sahres from... 

Bad news from Hungary's Richter on cariprazine effect

Allergan plc, a leading global pharmaceutical company and Hungary’s leading pharma company Gedeon... 

Hungary scores all-time low in Global Competitiveness Index

Hungary is ranked 69th on the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2016-2017, six places lower than a year... 

Digital payments - Hungarian zeal shines the brightest in CEE

More than 90% of consumers use their smartphone more than any other device, Mastercard’s Impact... 

Tripoli fumes over Orbán's idea of "giant refugee city" on Libyan coast

The Foreign Ministry of Libya’s unity government criticised in a statement Hungarian Prime Minister... 

Hungarian cenbank sees no need to restrain banking system

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has decided to maintain the current level of the countercyclical capital... 

Hungary debt manager easily sells HUF 25 bn of 3-month bills

Hungary’s Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) sold 25 billion forints worth of 3-month Treasury... 

Hungary's Orbán has "hit the jackpot" - political analyst

Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party may demonstrate its dominant position at Sunday’s referendum... 

Labour shortage becomes a general phenomenon in Hungary

Shortage of labour has become a common problem both on an industrial scale and geographically, whereas... 

Hungary jobless rate drops to under 5%

The unemployment rate in Hungary dropped to 4.9% in June-August 2016, which is an all-time low. The number... 

Hungary cenbank talks hot issues with commercial bank chiefs

Following the practice of the last few years, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has sit once again to... 

Hungary c.bank needs to revisit no-cut stance after surprise upgrade

A surprise credit upgrade is poised to send Hungary’s forint to peaks not seen since early 2015... 

BP to set up new service centre in Hungary with EUR 26 mn investment

British Petrol is to develop its service activity in Hungary via an 8 billion forint (EUR 26 mn) investment.... 

Hungary cenbank sees fiscal elbow room in 2017 too

There is manoeuvring room in the Hungarian budget in 2017, as well, this is one of the key messages in... 

We'll find out this week how competitive Hungary is

Central banks will be on focus this week. We are going to hear European Central Bank (ECB) President... 

       

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MOL17,275(2.9%) 
MTELEKOM448(-0.9%) 
OTP7,319(2.4%) 
RICHTER5,599(1.5%) 
APPENINN237(0.4%) 


       

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