BUDAPEST, April 27 (Reuters) - Following is a list of events in Hungary and the region, as well as news stories and press reports which may influence financial markets.
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UPDATE 2-Hungary cuts rate by 15 bps, more “slight” easing ahead
BUDAPEST, April 26 (Reuters) - The National Bank of Hungary cut its base rate by 15 basis points to a new low of 1.05 percent NBHI on Tuesday as it tries to bolster the economy, but it signalled that room for more rate cuts was limited.
CEE MARKETS-Forint rebounds after rate cut, Polish minister talks up zloty
BUDAPEST, April 26 (Reuters) - The forint rebounded on Tuesday after Hungary’s central bank cut rates and the zloty surged, as exporters bought it after a heavy sell-off on Monday and it was also helped by verbal intervention from Polish Finance Minister Piotr Nowak.
Hungary c.bank under fire over its foundations’ contracts
A Hungarian opposition party asked state prosecutors to examine a possible misuse of public funds by foundations set up by the central bank, in a case seen as a test of transparency and the role of the bank’s head, an ally of the prime minister.
Reporting by Krisztina Than