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Forint

 

a monetary unit of the Hungarian People’s Republic, equal to 100 fillers. The forint was introduced on Aug. 1, 1946, and has a gold content of 0.0757 g. According to the June 1977 exchange rate at the Gosbank (State Bank) of the USSR, 100 forints equal 7 rubles 67 kopecks.

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"Let us see how long the government can keep the warm positive feeling towards forint assets going.
The depreciation of the forint during June against both the EUR and the CHF, however, more than ate up the interest rate advantage, and there continues to be a distinct risk that, if the HUF fails much further, many private Hungarian borrowers and banks could get into serious trouble.
The company's so called clean Ebitda, or core earnings, rose 19 per cent in annual terms to 146 billion forints, partly due a strong performance of its downstream business.
The forint has fallen 16.3 percent since July 1, versus 12.6 percent for its regional peer the Polish zloty and 6.7 percent for the Czech crown.
Fidesz proposed a 180-forint exchange rate for the conversion of Swiss franc loans and 250 forints on euro loans.
Global Banking News-April 13, 2015--Hungarian central bank says forint liquidity increased in March
The rating agency argues that although the measures will support new forint lending, the risk related to the existing portfolios will remain.
Australian Dollar 1.76 Bulgarian Lev 2.17 Canadian Dollar 1.66 Croatian Kuna 8.46 Czech Koruna 30.27 Egyptian Pound 10.15 Euro 1.14 Hungarian Forint 332.86 NZ Dollar 1.90 Polish Zloty 4.66 S African Rand 15.94 Swiss Franc 1.39 Thai Baht 48.84 Turkish Lira 3.16 UAE Dirham 5.69 US Dollar 1.57
Australian Dollar 1.64 Bulgarian Lev 2.15 Canadian Dollar 1.62 Croatian Kuna 8.37 Czech Koruna 28.06 Egyptian Pound 10.11 Euro 1.13 Hungarian Forint 318.51 NZ Dollar 1.87 Polish Zloty 4.61 S African Rand 15.06 Swiss Franc 1.39 Thai Baht 47.20 Turkish Lira 3.03 UAE Dirham 5.67 US Dollar 1.57
The fall in the forint value has led to a surge in repayments on foreign currency loans.
The forint fell to its weakest level in four weeks on speculation that the central bank of Hungary would keep cutting interest rates.
Australian Dollar 1.74 Bulgarian Lev 2.29 Canadian Dollar 1.63 Croatian Kuna 8.87 Czech Koruna 30.17 Egyptian Pound 10.86 Euro 1.17 Hungarian Forint 353.11 NZ Dollar 2.00 Polish Zloty 5.01 S African Rand 15.93 Swiss Franc 1.44 Thai Baht 49.81 Turkish Lira 3.16 UAE Dirham 5.69 US Dollar 1.55