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UPDATE 2-Hungary trims base rate in "one-off" move as pandemic hits economy

23 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST, June 23 The National Bank of Hungary unexpectedly cut its base rate by 15 basis points to 0.75% on Tuesday, its first such move in four years, responding to greater-than-expected damage to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.

Grief over virus deaths sets Hungarian artist on darker course

18 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST Hungarian artist Jozsef Szurcsik lost four of his friends in a matter of weeks to COVID-19 and the tremendous pain and grief he feels has transformed his art.

Hungary's parliament revokes government's special powers as virus ebbs

16 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST Hungary's parliament on Tuesday revoked special powers granted to Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic as the number of cases dwindles and the focus shifts to reviving the economy.

UPDATE 1-Hungary's parliament revokes government's special powers as virus ebbs

16 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST, June 16 Hungary's parliament on Tuesday revoked special powers granted to Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic as the number of cases dwindles and the focus shifts to reviving the economy.

EU's economic rescue plan unfair to Hungary: finance minister

09 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST The European Union's 750 billion-euro stimulus plan to cushion the economic slump expected this year due to coronavirus lockdowns is unfair towards Hungary, Finance Minister Mihaly Varga said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Hungarian central banker Virag nominated for deputy governor

05 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST, June 5 Barnabas Virag, the Hungarian central bank's managing director in charge of monetary policy and economic analysis, has been nominated to be a deputy governor at the bank, the prime minister's spokesman told national news agency MTI on Friday.

One century on, Hungarians still feel World War One 'injustice'

04 Jun 2020

ESZTERGOM, Hungary/STUROVO, Slovakia For Laszlo Petrik, an ethnic Hungarian living on the Slovak side of the River Danube, the treaty after World War One which led to Europe's maps being re-drawn stirs up strong feelings.

Ungarische MVM legt E.ON Gebot für Innogys Vertriebsgeschäft in Tschechien vor

03 Jun 2020

Budapest/Prag Der ungarische Versorger MVM hat dem Energiekonzern E.ON ein Angebot für das von Innogy

UPDATE 1-Hungary's MVM joins bidding for E.ON's Czech Innogy asset sale

03 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE, June 3 Hungary's state-owned energy group MVM has submitted a final bid for E.ON's Czech Innogy retail operations as it seeks to expand in central Europe, Chairman and CEO Gyorgy Kobor told Reuters.

Hungary's MVM joins bidding for E.ON's Czech Innogy asset sale

03 Jun 2020

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE, June 3 Hungary's state-owned energy group MVM has put in a final bid for E.ON's Czech Innogy retail operations as it seeks to expand in central Europe, chairman and CEO Gyorgy Kobor told Reuters.

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