The forint traded at 286.81 to the euro around 2:15pm on Friday, weakening after Standard and Poor's revised its outlook for Hungary's sovereign rating to negative from stable.
The forint weakened from 285.50 past 287.00 to the euro after S+P announced the decision, made because "key components of the government's plan to consolidate public finances could prove harmful to Hungary's medium-term growth prospects".
The forint traded at 222.31 to the dollar around 2:15pm on Friday, weakening from 220.50 before the S+P announcement.
The softening followed another slip earlier in the day after Moody's said it put Hungary's sovereign rating on review for downgrade. (MTI)