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Monetary tightening could be around the corner in Hungary - c.banker

January 16, 2019, 11:49 am
If Hungary’s core inflation reaches or exceeds 3.0%, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will have enough proof that monetary tightening needs to be started, MNB Deputy Governor Márton Nagy told... 

INSTANT VIEW - Hungary's inflation drops, but price pressure mounts

January 15, 2019, 2:50 pm
Hungary’s headline inflation decelerated to 2.7% in December 2018, in line with expectations, but core inflation picked up to 2.8% yr/yr from 2.6%. Here’s what analysts think of what happened... 

All eyes on the central bank in Hungary

December 17, 2018, 5:24 pm
As a result of the deceleration of inflation in November as well as global developments, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) is not forced to take any step towards monetary tightening just yet therefore... 

Hungary's 'Team Matolcsy' to huddle up one last time this year

December 17, 2018, 8:05 am
Rate decisions will be setting the tone this week both in Hungary and elsewhere in the world. The National Bank of Hungary (MNB), the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England will all hold their last... 

May Hungary's Team Matolcsy be threatened with 'forint gun' in 2019?

December 13, 2018, 12:24 pm
The Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will have to make a statement again, while an increasing number of analysts doubt that it will be able to maintain the current interest rates... 

Hungary's massive growth surprised everyone, but peak has been reached

November 23, 2018, 4:20 pm
It surprised everyone how robust the performance of the Hungarian economy was in the third quarter, but this rate is unsustainable therefore we should be prepared for a major slowdown next year and in... 

OECD warns Hungary to pay heed to possible overheating

November 21, 2018, 1:15 pm
The strong economic expansion is projected to slow gradually in the next two years, while wage growth and employment are to continue to support growth, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development... 

INSTANT VIEW - When and how will the Hungarian c.bank tighten policy?

November 20, 2018, 4:11 pm
The November policy meeting of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) was a non-event, and it was no surprise to anyone that the Monetary Council left the base rate on hold at 0.90% (for the 30th consecutive... 

Hungary cenbank expects drop in inflation due to fall in fuel prices

November 20, 2018, 3:48 pm
The Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has acknowledged in its official post-meeting statement on Tuesday that the measures of underlying inflation rose, but it expects the annual consumer... 

Hungary cenbank leaves monetary conditions on hold

November 20, 2018, 2:00 pm
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 its monthly policy meeting on Tuesday, as expected. The 3-month... 

Inflation is a risk Hungary's cenbank cannot overlook for much longer

November 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Due to mounting inflationary pressure the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) could soon be forced to make a move, but it is not expected to change monetary policy conditions at its upcoming policy meeting... 

Hungarian cenbank does not have to tighten policy any time soon - analysts

October 24, 2018, 8:50 am
London-based financial analysts agree that there are no macroeconomic or market factors at play that would force the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) to start tighten monetary conditions any time soon. ... 

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 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... 

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... 
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