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Hungarian data release could affect forint this week

August 6, 2018, 10:01 am
The key macroeconomic release in Hungary this week will be the July inflation data by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Wednesday. The CPI print should be watched more closely as it could set the... 

Central banks have some fire power for this week too

July 30, 2018, 9:17 am
Hungarian markets were keeping a close eye on the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) and the European Central Bank (ECB) last week, but it would be a folly to think that central banks have run out of ammo.... 

Eyes on Matolcsy and Draghi this week

July 23, 2018, 9:19 am
The most important (scheduled) events this week will be two central bank meetings. In Hungary, the key event is the MNB policy meeting on Tuesday. The main question is whether the Monetary Council will... 

China kicks off GDP data releases, wages in focus in Hungary this week

July 16, 2018, 7:00 am
This week amidst the silly season will be relatively eventless, or at least there will be only a few macroeconomic releases. Knowing Donald Trump, however, he could always throw another pebble - or possibly... 

Few but important data releases are in the pipeline for this week

July 9, 2018, 9:00 am
There are not a whole lot of macroeconomic releases in the pipeline for this week, but our attention still should not waiver for the EUR/HUF exchange rate remains a cause for concern. The forint’s... 

Markets take a breather after tough week of cenbank decisions

June 25, 2018, 9:00 am
Following a few of rather dense weeks, we are looking at calmer days, as all the key central bank decisions have already been made. We need to wait for new impulses therefore it is mainly emerging market... 

Fate of Hungary's forint in the hands of the central bank

June 18, 2018, 10:17 am
There will not be a whole lot of macroeconomic releases this week, but central banks should be kept in focus, nevertheless. For Hungary, it is naturally the MNB policy meeting that matters the most, but... 

Central banks to keep investors on their toes this week

June 11, 2018, 9:08 am
Central bank policy meetings are held back to back this week globally, including the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. And some of them are expected to stir waves. In the... 

How much consumer prices rose in Hungary in May? We'll see it this week.

June 4, 2018, 8:35 am
Important macro data are in the pipeline this week. Hungary’s Central Statistical Office (KSH), for instance, is to publish not only inflation statistics for May, but also the latest industrial production... 

Will U.S. data give another boost to the USD this week?

May 28, 2018, 8:35 am
This week we should keep our eyes mainly on overseas markets, the main source of important data this time, and we should also watch the US dollar that has been firming against the euro for weeks. It will... 

Hungary to find out this week how close it is to adopting euro

May 22, 2018, 8:50 am
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has a policy meeting scheduled for this short week, while the European Central Bank (ECB) is set to release its Convergence Report that will show how close Hungary is... 

Hungary's Q1 economic performance to be unveiled this week

May 14, 2018, 9:27 am
The following days offer a lot more excitement than the last few weeks did, and the release calendar will be undoubtedly ruled by GDP data, and in Hungary, we’ll also have the latest public debt... 

Consumer price index in focus this week in Hungary?

May 7, 2018, 8:00 am
Everyone is gearing up for the first-quarter GDP data, but we still have to wait a week for them. Well, at least we’ll have some time to prepare, because what we have directly ahead of us is not... 

Mario Draghi might upset markets again this week

April 23, 2018, 9:26 am
Investors will be focusing primarily on central banks and GDP data this week, while the macroeconomic calendar is almost empty in Hungary. The Bank of Japan is also scheduled to hold a policy meeting and... 

We'll see this week if sharp wage rise remained in Hungary or not

April 16, 2018, 8:47 am
The frequency of macroeconomic releases will pick up this week. Reports for first-quarter GDP data are in the pipeline, with China in the lead. The verbal give-and-take between the United States and Russia... 

New quarter starts, central banks no longer on centre stage

April 3, 2018, 9:24 am
After Easter, it will be business as a new month and a new quarter are a go. Central banks have used up their ammo over the last few weeks, but their role will be taken over by economic activity indicators... 

Only the Hungarian cenbank may surprise us before Easter

March 26, 2018, 5:30 am
There are hardly any exciting items on this week’s global macroeconomic calendar. The key central banks have all made their moves already, and now it’s time for the Monetary Council of the... 

Hungarians to enjoy holiday-shortened week

March 12, 2018, 9:12 am
Due to a national holiday, this will be a short week in Hungary, but this does not mean life stops on Wednesday night globally. The macroeconomic data to be released in the coming days are not earth-shattering... 

Hungarians keep fingers crossed for rating upgrade this week

March 5, 2018, 8:15 am
There is a barrage of important macroeconomic releases in the pipeline for this week, not to mention that the European Central Bank (ECB) is going to hold a policy meeting that also deserves our attention.... 

Does Hungary's 'Team Matolcsy' want to surprise us again?

February 26, 2018, 11:08 am
The key event this week for Hungary will definitely be the central bank’s (MNB) policy meeting on Tuesday. As customary at the start of every month, we’ll also have the latest PMI data, and... 
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