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- Hard Lessons for Borrowers in Hungary
For many people in Central and Eastern Europe, a new experience began a quarter-century ago. Communist governments collapsed, and the wide world of private ownership, democracy and free markets opened up suddenly. It was not always a happy transition, th ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/13/2014 - 21:09 - 0 comments
- Hungary Ready to Use Forex Reserves to Convert Forex Mortgages
Hungary’s central bank is ready to use part of the country’s foreign-currency reserves to help the government rid households of their costly foreign-currency mortgages, a top central bank official said over the weekend, The Wall Street Journal Emergi ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/07/2014 - 20:39 - 0 comments
- Hungary's Debt Jumps to Four-Year High
Hungary's gross public debt jumped to a four-year high of 85.1% of gross domestic product at the end of June, central bank data published Monday showed, The Wall Street Journal reported. Gross public debt calculated under the European Union' ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 08/18/2014 - 20:07 - 0 comments
- Hungary Extends Eviction Moratorium for Forex Debtors
Hungary’s parliament, in its first decision in the new term, this week passed a bill to extend an eviction moratorium for foreign-currency mortgage debtors, The Wall Street Journal Emerging Europe Real Time blog reported. The moratorium, which also i ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/14/2014 - 20:02 - 0 comments
- Insolvency In Hungary Not Due To Higher Monthly Instalments
Unemployment remains a key factor behind insolvency in Hungary. In about 3 out of 4 cases, low or nonexistent income is the reason why people in Hungary run up debt, debt collector company Intrum Justitia noted in a survey on insolvency, Portfolio.hu rep ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 04/22/2014 - 20:59 - 0 comments
- Hungary May Change Forex Loans Retroactively, Court Rules
Hungary’s top court Monday ruled that lawmakers can adopt legislation allowing retroactive changes to foreign-currency loan contracts, but the changes must take into account the interests of both the borrowers and lenders, The Wall Street Journal Eme ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/17/2014 - 21:49 - 0 comments
- Hungary Central Bank Fines 35 Banks
The Hungarian central bank Thursday fined 35 banks in an effort it said was to protect consumers after most banks managed to pass on to clients a large share of the extra tax burden the Fidesz-party government levied on the banking sector in 2013, The ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/13/2014 - 22:32 - 0 comments
- Austria, Hungary Central Banks Shouldn’t Become Enemies, Nowotny Says
The central banks of Austria and Hungary should seek a “workable and fair” solution to the problems Austrian banks are facing with Hungary, and shouldn’t become each others’ enemies, Austrian central bank Governor Ewald Nowotny said Friday, The Wall St ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/02/2014 - 20:35 - 0 comments
- Hungary Levies Record Fine on Banks in Forex Mortgage Case
Hungary’s competition authority Wednesday levied its highest ever fine in a cartel case against the country’s largest banks, saying they had discouraged home owners with a foreign-currency mortgage from taking part in a program aimed at reducing their lo ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/20/2013 - 23:07 - 0 comments
- S&P Affirms Hungary Junk Rating, Warns of Debt Vulnerability
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services warned Friday that it may downgrade Hungary further into non-investment grade over the next 12 months should government policies weaken investor confidence and the outlook for recovery, The Wall Street Journal E ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/27/2013 - 22:00 - 0 comments