BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government has asked local health experts to look into the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines developed by Russia and China for possible later purchases, Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday.
BUDAPEST The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) is likely to leave its base rate and overnight deposit rate unchanged on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected September consumer prices data eased some concerns about inflation, a Reuters poll of economists showed.
BUDAPEST Locked into a 15-year lease agreement, Magyar Telekom is considering subletting some of its new headquarters, one of several options under review as the coronavirus pandemic upends long-term plans for Hungary's largest office building.
* QE programme to be reviewed before purchases approach
(Updates with Thursday's tender, analyst comment)
BUDAPEST/BRUSSELS The European Union executive on Tuesday snubbed a demand by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban that it dismiss its top rule of law official for comments about Hungary's "ailing democracy".
BUDAPEST, Sept 24 Hungary's central bank
unexpectedly raised the interest rate on its one-week deposit
tool by 15 basis points to 0.75% on Thursday, but the
surprise hike failed to give a substantial boost to the
BUDAPEST, Sept 22 Hungary's central bank left
interest rates on hold on Tuesday, as expected, and struck a
hawkish tone with a warning it would be ready to use its policy
tools if persistently higher inflation warranted such action.
BUDAPEST Hungarian car dealer Realszisztema has shelved plans to build a $1.7 million service facility and warehouse. Auto supplier AGC Glass Hungary, too, is turning away from expansion ambitions as it faces a future of fewer workers and sliding sales.
* Economy to shrink by 5.5% in 2020, 4.7% bounce seen in