Budapest, October 10 (MTI) – The Budapest Stock Exchange’s BUX index opened at 27,872.40 points on Wednesday, up 168.30 points or 0.61 percent compared to Tuesday’s closing figures.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – The government will firmly step up fight against those involved in shady manipulations with European Union funds, Regional Development Gordon Bajnai said on Tuesday.
London October 9 (MTI) – The controversy over Austrian energy group OMV’s hostile approach to Hungarian oil and gas company Mol, is casting a cloud over future privatisations in central and eastern Europe, Zsolt Hernadi, Mol executive chairman told the Financial Times on Tuesday.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Hungary seeks to build a strategic partnership with Singapore, Economy Minister Janos Koka said at a meeting of Hungarian and Singaporean businessmen in Budapest on Tuesday.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – The Budapest Stock Exchange’s BUX index closed trading at 27,704.10 points on Tuesday, down by 175 points or 0.63 percent compared to Monday’s close.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Local Government and Regional Development Minister Gordon Bajnai announced on Tuesday that he was suing opposition Fidesz leader Viktor Orban for slander following the latter’s repeated charges that the government was stealing European Union funds.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Hungary’s biggest long-term problem
is its low employment rate, Minister of Local Government and
Regional Development Gordon Bajnai said on Tuesday in his report on
Hungary’s progress on the EU’s Lisbon strategy.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Privatising Hungary’s post office is
not part of the company’s strategy until 2013, the liberalisation of
the European market, director Pal Szabo said on Tuesday.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Hungary’s unadjusted industrial
output rose an annual 9.5 percent in August, slowing from 12.1
percent in July, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on
Tuesday, citing preliminary data.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Hungary had a foreign trade deficit
of 211.1 million euros in August, 39.5 percent lower year-on-year,
according to preliminary figures published by the Central
Statistical Office (KSH) on Tuesday.