Further Monetary Easing

February 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Feb2009, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p4
Country Report
The article presents an economic outlook for Hungary for 2009. Analysts from Business Monitor International (BMI) are expecting that the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) will continue monetary easing reaching a base rate of 7.50% forecast for end-2009. Prior to the bank's decision, monetary easing has been implemented by the European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of England (BoE) which has opened room for rate cuts in the country by easing pressure on the forint against the two major European currencies.


Related Articles

  • Political Stalemate A Key Risk To Growth Outlook.  // Latin America Monitor: Central America Monitor;Feb2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p6 

    The article offers a political and economic outlook for Nicaragua for 2009. The results of the November 2008 elections showed a victory for the ruling Frente Sandinista de Liberaci�n Nacional (FSLN). Key economic initiatives such as the appointment of central bank directors and the approval...

  • Political Uncertainty, Economy Pressure Hryvnia.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Russia & CIS;Mar2006, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p5 

    The article focuses on Ukraine's economy, assessed by Business Monitor International (BMI) as of March 2006. BMI believes that with international reserves estimated at around US$18bn, the central bank has plenty of ammunition to fight off short-term pressure on the currency in the run-up to the...

  • Monetary Easing Expected In 2009.  // Latin America Monitor: Caribbean Monitor;Apr2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p1 

    The article predicts monetary easing in Trinidad & Tobago in 2009, according to Business Monitor International (BMI). BMI believes that the next step that the country's central bank will take is to implement interest rate cuts. It is expected that inflation will decline to 4% by the end of the...

  • Inflation Rises After Rate Cut.  // Africa Monitor: Southern Africa;Jun2005, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p5 

    The article report on the recent changes in the South African economy after cut in the repo rate by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). Contrary to the market expectations, the SARB cut interest rates at its bimonthly meeting in April, 2005 citing subdued inflationary pressures and some...

  • Outlook and Assumptions: Outlook.  // Taiwan Country Monitor;Jan2012, p3 

    The article presents the outlook and assumptions for Taiwan's economy in 2012. The economic growth in the island is expected to be more moderate as headwinds from the external front are escalating. The central bank is expected to hold off its policy rates through the end of 2012 and concerns...

  • Brazil: Expect More Rate Hikes.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/19/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p10 

    This article predicts that Brazil's central the Banco Central do Brasil will increase interest rates by 50 basis points in June 2008. The central bank has just increased interest rate by 50 basis points in April. The interest rate increases are driven by the rising consumer price inflation in...

  • INDONESIA: DATA & FORECASTS.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Nov2006, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p5 

    The article offers data and forecasts of the economic conditions of Indonesia for 2006 and 2007. The central bank anticipates above 5. 5 percent growth for 2006, while inflation will be seven to nine percent at the end of the year. Inflation will decline from 14.90 percent in August 2006 to 6.54...

  • The Best Play Of A Bad Hand.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Russia, Ukraine & Baltics;Jan2005, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p7 

    The article reviews the economic performance of Latvia in 2004. It presents statistics on inflation rates in 2004. The factors responsible for the inflation rates are discussed. The action taken by the central bank is given. The factors that may have an impact on economic development are...

  • Inflationary Threat Has Not Gone Away.  // Middle East Monitor: East Med;Nov2011, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p5 

    The article presents the economic forecasts of Turkey wherein the country remains to face a significant inflationary threat in spite of the weakness in the lira and robust domestic economy. It mentions that there could be no further monetary easing by the Turkish central bank due to signs of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics