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  • n. Plural form of forint.


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  • Mr. Orban reiterated that the weakening of the national currency, the forint, against the euro early last week—hitting record lows at levels around 234 forints to the euro—had been caused by market speculation that has become common in EU member states affected by the sovereign-debt crisis.

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  • Revenue to be gained by the special bank tax, around 187 billion Hungarian forints $858 million in both 2011 and 2012, is also needed after the economy posted slower-than-expected and stagnating gross domestic product growth in the second quarter—which forced the government to downgrade growth projections for the rest of this year and the next.

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  • The agency sold 20 billion Hungarian forints of two-year bonds at an average yield of 8.44%, compared with 9.41% at the previous auction; 18 billion Hungarian forints of five-year bonds at 8.64%, compared with 9.41%, and 10 billion forints of 10-year bonds at 8.70%, compared with 9.38%.

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  • Outside the euro zone, Hungary paid sharply lower yields than two weeks ago, as it sold 48 billion Hungarian forints $209 million, more than planned, of government bonds, the Government Debt Management Agency said.

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  • The police claimed that the “therapists” demanded 5 million Hungarian forints ($25,000) for a single treatment.

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  • Those steps and others will close the budget gap by 550 billion forints, or about $2.75 billion, this year, and by 900 billion forints annually in 2012 and 2013.

    Markets React Coolly to Hungary Debt Plan

  • The euro was up 1.4% at 320.59 forints by 1650 GMT.

    European Stocks Decline

  • On Wednesday, Hungary's currency reached its lowest levels against Europe's common currency, at one point hitting 321.67 forints to the euro.

    Hungary Standoff Spurs Currency's Fall

  • The Hungarian forint was also in focus, sinking to its lowest-ever level as the euro surged to 320 forints after Hungary canceled a bond exchange auction, citing insufficient bids.

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  • Hungary paid a painfully high yield of 6.71% on Tuesday to sell 40 billion forints $172.55 million of three-month Treasury bills at auction.

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