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Hungary central bank expected to leave rates unchanged in June - Reuters poll

20 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST Hungary's central bank is expected to put off raising its overnight deposit rate after the European Central Bank reversed its course on policy because of sluggish inflation in the euro zone, Hungary's main trading partner.

UPDATE 1-Hungary central bank holds extraordinary FX swap tender to ease liquidity shortage

19 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST, June 19 The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) provided 463 million euros ($519 million) worth of forint liquidity to commercial banks via an extraordinary one-week foreign exchange swap tender on Wednesday to ease a temporary liquidity shortage, the NBH said.

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident

11 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board. | Video

Salvage crews ready to lift boat sunk in Danube

10 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.

Salvage crews aim to lift boat sunk in Danube with 28 dead

10 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST, June 10 Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.

Crane put in place to raise Danube wreck where 28 died

07 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST Crews moved a giant floating crane into place near a bridge on the Danube River in Budapest on Friday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized and sank last week killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew.

Divers find body from Budapest boat disaster, salvage plan begins

05 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST Divers found a body in the wreckage of a pleasure boat on Wednesday a week after the vessel capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, officials said, as crews prepared for salvage operations. | Video

Danube currents keep rescuers from wreck after deadly river crash

31 May 2019

BUDAPEST Roiling flood waters in the Danube made it impossible for rescuers to reach the wreck of a river boat on Friday, two days after it sank in the Hungarian capital with 28 people feared dead, nearly all of them South Korean tourists. | Video

Hungary, South Korea seek thorough probe into fatal Budapest boat accident

31 May 2019

BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in Budapest that killed at least seven South Korean tourists this week. | Video

UPDATE 2-Hungary, S. Korea seek thorough probe into fatal Budapest boat accident

31 May 2019

BUDAPEST, May 31 Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in Budapest that killed at least seven South Korean tourists this week.

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