September 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p2
Country Report
This section offers news briefs on the economy and politics of Hungary, as of September 2008. Due to the Socialist government's inability to pass reform legislation without parliamentary or public support, the policymaking process subcomponent score has been reduced to 60.0 from 71.7. An 8.5% policy rate has been held by the National Bank of Hungary for the second consecutive month at its monetary council meeting. Wiener Bourse is in negotiations to increase its stake in the Budapest Stock Exchange to a majority position.


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