* Recent CPI data have significantly exceeded cbank
BUDAPEST Eastern Europe's chronic labor shortage is feeding into corporate takeover activity, with some companies making acquisitions to snap up skilled workers or obtain expertise needed to expand their businesses. | Video
* 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".