BUDAPEST After years of policy measures to stimulate lending and cut borrowing costs, Hungary's central bank is nearing a watershed moment as inflation nudges toward its highest in a decade.
BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday endorsed fellow anti-immigrant European governments and criticised France and Germany in blunt terms, saying he "must fight" French President Emmanuel Macron.
* Orban's remarks leave door open on eventual pick -analyst
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BUDAPEST Thousands of Hungarians marched to the presidential palace late on Friday to protest against reforms to the labour code as a rally led by spoof political party MKKP merged with a subsequent demonstration staged by opposition groups.
PARIS/BUDAPEST French bank Societe Generale has agreed to sell its bank in Serbia to Hungary's OTP Bank , as SocGen continues its retreat from parts of eastern Europe while OTP gradually increases its presence in the region.
BUDAPEST Week-long protests in Budapest have forged fragmented opposition parties into a rare coalition against Viktor Orban, drawing young Hungarians into the streets to demonstrate against what they see as his increasingly authoritarian rule.
BUDAPEST, Dec 18 Hungary's central bank left
interest rates unchanged at record lows on Tuesday but shifted
to a more hawkish tone in its comments, flagging a rise in core
inflation in 2019 and dropping references to loose monetary
BUDAPEST About 2,000 Hungarians protested at the state television building to demand independent public media and courts on Monday in the latest gathering uniting a fragmented opposition in action against right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has exempted a mammoth pro-government media group from scrutiny by the national competition watchdog, according to a decree published late on Wednesday.
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