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Everything about consumer price increases this week

July 8, 2019, 6:00 am
Consumer price indices are set to be published this week in Hungary, Germany, China and the United States. Inflation is a key metric for monetary policy makers around the world. On Monday, Hungary’s... 

Will the Hungarian economy explode or cool down?

June 27, 2019, 3:18 pm
Hungary’s macroeconomic outlook is surrounded by both upside and downside risks, the central bank (MNB) said in its quarterly Report on Inflation on Thursday. In addition to the baseline projection... 

Risk of economy overheating is "very low" - cenbank Deputy Governor

June 27, 2019, 9:03 am
Hungary’s economy is in a high-pressure phase with strong wage and output growth, but the risk of overheating is very low as investments are booming and it is running a current account surplus, central... 

INSANT VIEW - Hungary central bank remains on the sidelines

June 26, 2019, 9:39 am
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) kept both the base rate and the overnight deposit rate unchanged on Tuesday, in line with market expectations. Regarding other monetary conditions the Monetary Council... 

"This is a very moderate tightening" - Hungary c.bank in a wait-and-see mode

June 25, 2019, 4:37 pm
Hungarian central bank (MNB) Deputy Governor Márton Nagy, and managing directors Dániel Palotai and Barnabás Virág have held an ‘expert talk’ with analysts and journalists on the “current... 

Here's why the Hungarian cenbank has not raised O/N depo rate further

June 25, 2019, 3:00 pm
Regarding the outlook for inflation, data to be received in the second half of the year will be decisive, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) said in a statement on Tuesday, after its Monetary Council kept... 

Hungary cenbank holds policy meeting

June 25, 2019, 2:07 pm
The Hungarian central bank's (MNB) Monetary Council has on Tuesday left interest rates on hold. The MPC's official statement coming up at 3 P.M. still offers some excitement. The MNB is also going to publish... 

Hungary's Monetary Council between a rock and a hard place

June 24, 2019, 8:30 am
The monthly policy meeting of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will set the tone this week in Hungary, and it could primarily affect the forint exchange rate. The rate setters are in a difficult position... 

Hungary cenbank to make terribly difficult call

June 21, 2019, 12:54 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) is expected to keep the base rate on hold at 0.9% at uts upcoming meeting on Tuesday (25 June), but analysts polled by Portfolio think that in light of the updated quarterly... 

We'll see it shortly which direction Hungary's inflation has taken

June 6, 2019, 11:40 am
Hungary’s consumer price index remained unchanged at 3.9% year on year in May, close to the upper end of the central bank’s (MNB) tolerance range (3.0% +/-1%), according to the consensus estimate... 

INSTANT VIEW - Next move by Hungary's cenbank remains a mystery

May 29, 2019, 8:55 am
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has caused no surprise on Tuesday when it left interest rates on hold, which increases chances of monetary policy tightening in June. The bank reiterated its stance that... 

Hungary cenbank provides rationale for on-hold decision

May 28, 2019, 3:01 pm
The Monetary Council of the Hungarian central bank (MPC) has reiterated its key messages published last month in its official statement released after keeping monetary conditions on hold on Tuesday, as... 

Hungary cenbank holds policy meeting, outcome as expected

May 28, 2019, 2:00 pm
The Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has not changed either its base rate or the ends of the interest rate corridor on Tuesday, in line with expectations. As a result, the base rate... 

Hungary c.bank not to hike rates yet, but needs to be wary of HUF, CPI

May 27, 2019, 3:15 pm
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) will stick by its rhetoric used after its policy meeting in March, and so it will not alter monetary conditions before the publication of the next quarterly Report on... 

Hungary is warned again: without action there could be trouble

May 21, 2019, 12:08 pm
Tighter fiscal and monetary policies are needed in Hungary to avoid economic overheating, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has warned in its latest Economic Outlook on... 

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... 
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