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Three things may force Hungarian cenbank to turn around

May 16, 2019, 11:12 am
It would take inflation north of 4.0%, the forint to depreciate over 330 versus the euro and a steepening yield curve as more inflation premium gets built in for the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) to surrender... 

Is this the U-turn, or consumer prices will keep on rising in Hungary?

May 9, 2019, 12:13 pm
Hungary’s core inflation adjusted the effects of indirect taxes decelerated to 3.4% yr/yr in April from 3.5% in March, breaking a six-month ascending trend and turning down from the highest value... 

Hungary c.bank seems to be relaxed about inflation developments

April 30, 2019, 3:05 pm
The monetary policy stance of the Hungarian central bank (MNB) will continue to be accommodative, the Monetary Council said in its post-meeting statement after leaving interest rate conditions on hold... 

Hungary central bank holds policy meeting

April 30, 2019, 2:00 pm
In line with market expectations, the Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has not changed either the base rate or the ends of the interest rate corridor at the bank’s regular monthly... 

Hungary's central bank is fine for now, but could face dilemma later

April 29, 2019, 12:07 pm
Considering the rhetoric curveball the Hungarian central bank (MNB) has thrown after its policy meeting in March, the Monetary Council is almost certain not to alter rates at its upcoming meeting on Tuesday... 

Hungarian price increase at 10-yr high - Should central bankers start to worry?

April 9, 2019, 2:36 pm
Core inflation adjusted for the effect of indirect taxes, a key metric for the National Bank of Hungary (MNB), rose to 3.5% in March 2019 from 3.2% in February. The index was last higher than this in December... 

Hungary's inflation will not take off despite massive wage growth

March 28, 2019, 5:08 pm
The divergence between domestic and external economic process will be even more pronounced, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) projects in its quarterly Report on Inflation published on Thursday. A faster-than-expected... 

Risks are symmetrical, any outcome is possible - central banker

March 28, 2019, 3:40 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has two risk scenarios besides its baseline scenario. In one of these, the inflation trajectory is higher due to faster domestic wage increase and greater consumption.... 

Hungary cenbank in no position to give strong forward guidance - Dep.Gov.

March 28, 2019, 3:03 pm
The monetary tightening carried out by Hungary’s central bank on Tuesday was a one-off measure, and the MNB cannot give a strong forward guidance because of the uncertainties of the external environment... 

Patai endorsed as c.bank Deputy Governor by parliamentary committee

March 27, 2019, 5:02 pm
The Hungarian Parliament’s Economic Committee approved, with 10 votes in favour, 1 vote against and 1 abstention, the nomination of Mihály Patai as the successor of outgoing central bank (MNB) Deputy... 

Hungary's central bank takes odd decision - What does it want?

March 27, 2019, 3:36 pm
In line with expectations, the Monetary Council of Hungary’s central bank (MNB) has taken a step towards tightening monetary conditions on Tuesday by raising the overnight deposit rate by 10 basis... 

INSTANT VIEW - Hungarian cenbank tightens, yet retains loose stance

March 27, 2019, 10:56 am
The National Bank of Hungary raised its overnight deposit rate to -0.05% from -0.15% at its monthly policy meeting on Tuesday. Governor György Matolcsy stressed this is a one-off measure and monetary policy... 

Details of Hungarian cenbank's new corporate bond scheme published

March 26, 2019, 4:47 pm
Surprisingly, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has on Tuesday announced the launch of a new corporate bond programme from 1 July 2019. A detailed document accompanied the announcement. The MNB stated... 

Hungary cenbank chief says this is not the start of a tightening cycle

March 26, 2019, 3:44 pm
Matolcsy György, Governor of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has held a joint press conference with Deputy Governor Márton Nagy and László Windisch on Tuesday, after the MNB’s Monetary Council... 

Rate hike by Hungary's central bank weakens forint

March 26, 2019, 3:27 pm
Hungary's forint has started to weaken abruptly as the central bank's (MNB) Governor stated at a press conference that today's decision was just a stand-alone case, and it does not signal the start of... 

Unexpected twist in official statement by Hungary's central bank

March 26, 2019, 3:06 pm
The Monetary Council of Hungary’s central bank (MNB) has not only decided to raise the overnight deposit rate by 10 basis points to -0.05%, it has also reduced the average amount of liquidity to... 

Hungary cenbank carries out first rate hike in more than 7 years

March 26, 2019, 2:00 pm
The Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has on Tuesday raised the overnight deposit rate by 10 basis points, taking the lower end of the interest rate corridor higher for the first time... 

Hungary c.bank chief Matolcsy told hold press conference today

March 26, 2019, 10:57 am
National Bank of Hungary (MNB) Governor György Matolcsy is going to hold a press conference at 3 P.M. on Tuesday, one hour after the Monetary Council’s monthly policy meeting. Deputy Governors Márton... 

Time to step off the beaten path - 'Team Matolcsy' cannot delay it any longer

March 22, 2019, 6:31 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) may announce its first tightening measure(s) since December 2011 at its upcoming policy meeting on 26 March. Most of the analysts polled by Portfolio believe that this... 

Mihály Patai en route to become new Deputy Governor of the MNB

March 13, 2019, 10:57 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán plans to recommend President János Áder to appoint Mihály Patai Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Hungary, announced Bertalan Havasi, deputy state secretary... 
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