HUF Weakness Poses Risk For Housing Credits

October 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2007, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p3
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The article presents an outlook for the Hungarian forint (HUF) in 2007. The global financial market crises weakens the exchange rate of the Hungarian forint. If such negative effect continues, it could present serious economic problems to Hungary. The author notes that the negative effect of global financial crises on forint also has implications for the mortgage lending and housing markets in Hungary.


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