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Hungary c.bank publishes rationale for rate decision

October 16, 2018, 3:00 pm
The Monetary Council of the Hungarian central bank (MNB) said sentiment in international financial markets has deteriorated in the period since the Council’s previous interest rate decision, but... 

Hungary central bank holds policy meeting

October 16, 2018, 2:00 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has kept its base rate and interest rate corridor unchanged on Tuesday, as expected. The 3-month central bank deposit rate remains 0.9%, the overnight deposit rate and... 

Hungary cenbank announces tenfold increase in gold reserves

October 16, 2018, 10:16 am
The Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has decided to raise the amount of the bank’s reserves kept in gold by tenfold to 31.5 tonnes. MNB Governor György Matolcsy told a press... 

Hungary cenbank fired its weapons, it's time to reload them

October 15, 2018, 9:30 pm
Analysts polled by Portfolio agree that the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will not deliver any surprise at is policy meeting on Tuesday, either by raising interest rates or making an unexpected announcement... 

Hungary central bank to make "extraordinary announcement" on Tuesday

October 15, 2018, 4:09 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has called a press conference for 10 A.M. on Tuesday. The invitation says: “Extraordinary Announcement - The Investment Policy of the MNB". At this point, we... 

Can Hungary's central bank still cause a surprise?

October 15, 2018, 8:44 am
The central bank’s upcoming policy meeting is clearly the biggest event in Hungary this week. Elsewhere in the world, GDP data are in the pipeline, the first coming out from China. What we mean to... 

Cenbank chief also urges Hungarians to buy government bonds

October 9, 2018, 5:05 pm
The reduction of the base rate by 610 basis points between August 2012 and the end of 2017 brought the state budget 1.6 trillion forints in savings, said György Matolcsy, Governor of the National Bank... 

Consumer prices in Hungary seen up at almost 6-year high

October 8, 2018, 5:27 pm
Hungary’s inflation accelerated to a 69-month high of 3.5% in September, according to analysts polled by Portfolio. The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) does not expect the consumer price index to... 

Hungary financing capacity drops to six-year low

October 1, 2018, 11:20 am
According to financial accounts data, net lending of Hungary’s general government amounted to -3.4% in the four quarters to Q2 2018, which is over the Maastricht threshold. Due to its investment... 

Gov't security, stock purchases of Hungarian households could be boosted

September 28, 2018, 4:58 pm
Financial savings of Hungarian households contributes to economic growth through various channels, said central bank (MNB) Deputy Governor Márton Nagy told a conference organised by the Hungarian Business... 

London-based economists see smaller Hungarian rate hike and later

September 24, 2018, 5:22 pm
Fitch Solutions Macro Research, member of Fitch Group, has modified its forecast and now believes that the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will start raising interest rates later than previously thought... 

This is how government measures make life more expensive in Hungary

September 24, 2018, 8:32 am
Since the release of the Hungarian central bank’s (MNB) June Inflation Report, the cabinet has adopted several measures that influence the inflationary processes. According to MNB staff, the steps... 

Here's the list of investments that will shake Hungary up

September 22, 2018, 10:00 am
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has identified 34 large-volume and 11 further smaller capacity-increasing corporate investment projects that could set the future course for the country. The largest... 

This is how much Hungary's new BMW plant will add to growth

September 20, 2018, 11:01 am
The Hungarian economy will grow by 4.4% in 2018, 3.5% in 2019 and 3.0% in 2020, according to the latest projections by the National Bank of Hungary (MNB), i.e. the central bank expects a mitigating slowdown.... 

This is how you sell monetary easing as tightening

September 19, 2018, 1:33 pm
By István Madár 1. The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) made decisions of significant importance on Tuesday which set it on the path of monetary tightening. 2. The central bank used a clever trick yesterday... 

INSTANT VIEW - Hungarian c.bank announces gradual policy normalisation

September 19, 2018, 9:18 am
The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) announced the return of the Funding for Growth Scheme (FGS) for small and medium-sized enterprises. The new FGS Fix will be launched in January 2019 and will be aimed... 

Hungarian central bank publishes new growth, inflation estimates

September 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has left both its GDP and inflation estimates unchanged in its updated Report on Inflation to be published in its entirety on Thursday. The bank’s growth estimate... 

Hungary c.bank to change unconventional toolkit, prepares for normalisation

September 18, 2018, 3:01 pm
Consistent with the practice of leading central banks, the MNB is also prepared for the gradual and cautious normalisation of monetary policy, the National Bank of Hungary said in its post-meeting statement... 

Hungarian central bank holds policy meeting

September 18, 2018, 2:00 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has left its base rate, as well as the overnight deposit and lending rates on hold at its monthly policy meeting on Tuesday, as expected. The 3-month MNB deposit rate... 

Hungary's central bank cannot delay this decision for much longer

September 17, 2018, 4:52 pm
It is no question that the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will keep its so-called benchmark policy rate on hold on Tuesday. The market, however, is split about whether or not the bank will say anything... 
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