Forint softens to EUR, firms to USD, CHF

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The forint was trading at 313.95 to the euro at 5:45pm on Thursdayʼs interbank forex market, softening from 312.34 late on Wednesday.

The forint strengthened against the euro early in the morning then it was steady for most of the day before it started to weaken in the second half of the afternoon. The euro moved between 312.96 forints and 314.70 forints.

The forint traded at 286.71 to the dollar, up from 288.52 late Wednesday. After a morning strengthening of the forint trading was quiet, the dollar exchange rate moved around the 287.20 forint mark.

The forint was quoted at 283.01 to the Swiss franc compared to 283.40 a day earlier. The forint firmed against the franc in the morning, similar to other foreign currencies. After midday there was little movement until late evening when again the forint strengthened slightly.

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