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Krisztina Than

Hungary's new Holocaust museum divides Jews, faces 'whitewash' accusations

Oct 19 2018

BUDAPEST A planned new Holocaust museum in Budapest has divided Hungary's Jewish community and triggered international concerns that it will downplay the wartime role of Hungarians in the persecution and deportation of Jews. | Video

UPDATE 2-Hungarian central bank keeps rates on hold, despite rising inflation

Oct 16 2018

* Some market players question sustainability of loose policy

Hungary, Poland challenge tighter EU labor rules in court

Oct 04 2018

BUDAPEST Hungary and Poland said on Thursday they have gone to the European Court of Justice to challenge tighter European Union rules on the employment of workers from low-pay EU states.

Slowing growth in CEE manufacturing signals golden days are over

Oct 01 2018

BUDAPEST Growth in Czech and Polish manufacturing slowed to almost two-year lows in September and Hungarian data also showed a slowdown on Monday, signalling that Central Europe's fast-growing economies are facing bleaker prospects.

UPDATE 2-Hungary's central bank tweaks its tools, flags "gradual policy normalisation"

Sep 18 2018

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 policy.

UPDATE 1-Hungary's central bank keeps rates on hold, could flag tightening

Sep 18 2018

BUDAPEST, Sept 18 Hungary's central bank left all its interest rates unchanged at record lows on Tuesday, but with inflation picking up and emerging markets under strain, it is expected to signal policy will tighten.

Hungary's Orban bets on growing anti-immigrant tide in latest EU standoff

Sep 13 2018

BUDAPEST The European Parliament's vote to punish Hungary for flouting democratic standards works in Prime Minister Viktor Orban's favor by letting him pose as a champion of national sovereignty against a remote Brussels elite as EU elections loom next year.

Russia's Putin, Hungary's Orban to discuss energy issues, gas supply next week

Sep 12 2018

BUDAPEST Energy issues will be "very heavily on the agenda" at a meeting between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Russian President Vladimir Putin next Tuesday in Moscow, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told Reuters on Wednesday.

Hungary's Fidesz stands by European conservatives despite Salvini talks

Sep 05 2018

BUDAPEST Hungary's ruling Fidesz party is strongly committed to the mainstream conservative group in the European Parliament for elections next year, a top official said, but will still pursue common causes with the likes of Italy's far-right League.

Why Hungary's central bank can be relaxed about a weaker forint

Aug 29 2018

BUDAPEST The National Bank of Hungary has maintained its dovish monetary stance during the recent global market turmoil which has made the forint the worst performing currency in central Europe so far in 2018.

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