Forint mixed on interbank market

Competition

The forint was trading at 295.61 to the euro late Wednesday on the interbank forex market, down from 295.11 late Tuesday. At 295.12 to the euro early Wednesday, the forint moved between 294.88 and 296.45 during the day. Slipping out of its range of 290-295 for only the second time within more than two months Tuesday, the forint eased a bit further Wednesday in euro terms as market yields of government paper were mixed with shorter-terms mostly falling and longer-terms mostly rising. Analysts reckon that firming can hardly be expected in these final days in the long-drawn suspense around who will be MNB's next governor. However, helped by a stronger euro, the forint profited from the firming of international market sentiment in terms of other major currencies. The forint traded at 225.68 to the dollar, up from 225.85 late Tuesday. For the day, the forint moved between 225.19 and 226.83 to the dollar. The forint was quoted at 241.95 to the Swiss franc, up from 242.40 late Tuesday. Its daily range was 241.79 to 243.47 to the franc on Wednesday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Business, consumer confidence improves - Századvég Analysis

Business, consumer confidence improves - Századvég

Opposition parties to begin PM candidate primaries Elections

Opposition parties to begin PM candidate primaries

New managing director at the helm of Wolt Hungary Appointments

New managing director at the helm of Wolt Hungary

Budapest bike-sharing scheme boasts record ridership City

Budapest bike-sharing scheme boasts record ridership

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.