* Some market players question sustainability of loose
* Lawmaker says companies earned "extra profits" on scheme
(Updates with law passed)
SZEGED, Hungary A Hungarian court sentenced a Syrian-Cypriot man to five years in prison on Thursday for crossing the border as part of a riot during the migrant crisis, in a case that has drawn criticism from the European Parliament and Amnesty International.
BUDAPEST, Sept 18 Hungary's central bank left
its interest rates unchanged at record lows on Tuesday but
tweaked its policy tools, saying it was preparing for a future
"gradual and cautious" normalisation of its loose monetary
BUDAPEST After almost a decade in the doldrums, Hungary's banks look set for years of lending growth that could help Prime Minister Viktor Orban's efforts to keep the economy growing at a rate of 4 percent.
BUDAPEST Hungary's government is planning new fiscal stimulus measures to keep economic growth above 4 percent, a senior aide told Reuters late on Monday, ruling out a Polish-style conflict with European Union authorities over the rule of law.
BUDAPEST After an election victory built on a fierce anti-migrant campaign, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said his new government would soon bring forward tighter immigration rules.
BUDAPEST Hungary responded angrily on Thursday after the European Commission proposed cutting development funds to countries deemed to have undermined the rule of law, saying it would not yield to "blackmail".
BUDAPEST Hungary's central bank is relaxed about domestic inflation trends and is unlikely to start tightening up its easy monetary policy before the European Central Bank begins raising rates in 2019, Deputy Governor Marton Nagy told Reuters on Wednesday.
BUDAPEST Tens of thousands of Hungarians protested in Budapest on Saturday against what organisers said was an unfair election system that gave Prime Minister Viktor Orban a landslide victory at the polls after a "hate campaign" against immigrants.