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Forint depicted as more resilient than the Euro

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

A pro-government pundit regards the Forint as the cornerstone of Hungary’s political and economic independence, and predicts that the Hungarian currency will outlast the Euro. READ MORE

Left urges Hungary to join the Eurozone

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Endorsing the position of the main opposition parties, a left-wing commentator believes the government is harming the national interest by not joining the Eurozone. READ MORE

Matolcsy calls the Euro a mistake

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

A leading business analyst finds it obvious that since the President of the National Bank urged the EU to lift the obligation of member countries to join the Eurozone, Hungary has no intention of joining the common currency. READ MORE

Pros and cons of the Euro

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

As the Forint weakens to an all-time low against key currencies, a liberal analyst thinks that the government has multiple reasons not to introduce the Euro. READ MORE

Forint hits all time low against the Euro

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

A left-wing commentator excoriates the National Bank for not intervening in defence of the national currency as its exchange rate scrapes just short of 332 to the Euro. READ MORE

Forint stabilising after month-long drop

Friday, July 6th, 2018

A pro-government financial expert cautions the National Bank against yielding to market pressure and raising interest rates. READ MORE

New Euro-criteria by the National Bank

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

As the National Bank deems that Hungary should approach the European average before joining the Euro-zone, a business analyst believes the new criteria outlines by the issuing bank are two severe. READ MORE

Does Hungary need the Euro?

Monday, July 10th, 2017

A conservative economist ponders the potential benefits and disadvantages of introducing the Euro in Hungary, and calls for a calm pragmatic approach. READ MORE

15th anniversary of the Euro

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

A former World Bank adviser contends that the monetary union has no real benefits for many of its members. While it benefits Germany, the common currency hampers the growth potential of less developed states. READ MORE

The Greek crisis and Hungary

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Népszabadság warns that the possibility of electoral victories by new, anti-establishment movements in southern Europe makes the future of the Euro-zone increasingly uncertain. Hungary’s adoption of the common currency may thus be postponed to the distant future. READ MORE