NBH scandal


NBH scandal – Socialist win court case against central bank over property purchases

Budapest, July 7 (MTI) – The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) is obliged to publish material concerning its property acquisitions under a binding court decision passed […]

Central bank foundation to obtain historic Várkert Casino for EUR 10.5 m

Budapest, July 6 (MTI) – A foundation of the National Bank of Hungary will purchase the Várkert Casino building on the western waterfront of the Danube […]

NBH scandal – Central bank foundations fined for dodging public procurement rules

Budapest, June 29 (MTI) – The Public Procurement Board (KDB) established that the public procurement law is applicable to the Pallas Athene Foundations which were established […]

NBH scandal – Matolcsy sues Socialist MP for harming his reputation

Budapest, June 7 (MTI) – Central bank governor György Matolcsy has filed a civil lawsuit against opposition Socialist MP György Bárándy for impugning his integrity, the […]

Socialists want audience with president to request resignation of cbank governor, chief prosecutor

Budapest, May 26 (MTI) – Socialist Party leader József Tóbiás on Thursday said he will ask for a meeting with President János Áder to personally request […]

Socialist leader calls on Ader to take a stand on cbank spending

Budapest, May 20 (MTI) – Socialist party leader József Tóbiás has called on President János Áder to make a statement regarding the questions raised over central […]

Socialists: Central bank foundations being used to finance Fidesz’s re-election campaign

Budapest, May 17 (MTI) – Socialist Party leader József Tóbiás on Tuesday accused the governor of the central bank of using the bank’s foundations to surreptitiously […]

NBH scandal – Socialists call for parlt probe over central bank spending

Budapest, May 13 (MTI) – The Socialist Party wants parliament to set up a committee to investigate central bank spending, József Tóbiás, leader of the Socialist […]

Prime minister confirms support for central bank governor

Budapest, May 9 (MTI) – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has repeatedly voiced support for the governor of the National Bank of Hungary, after opposition Socialist and […]

Socialist leader calls for dismissal of central bank head, chief prosecutor

Budapest (MTI) – The leader of the opposition Socialist party called on the government to relieve the governor of the central bank and the chief prosecutor of […]

Government regular press conference about Paks project, NBH scandal and taxes

Budapest, May 5 (MTI) – The European Commission is ready to come to an agreement with the Hungarian government on the Paks nuclear plant upgrade project […]

NBH scandal – Socialists accuse central bank of major corruption

Budapest, May 5 (MTI) – The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) has now been degraded into an instrument for channelling public funds to businesses close to […]

NBH-scandal – Jobbik lambasts central bank governor over “financing state”

Budapest, May 2 (MTI) – The opposition Jobbik party has called on György Matolcsy, governor of the National Bank of Hungary, to resign over recent scandals including […]

Socialists demonstration againts central bank governor

Budapest, April 30 (MTI) – About one hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the National Bank of Hungary on Saturday to demand the resignation of governor […]

Socialists: Matolcsy must go

Budapest, April 29 (MTI) – The opposition Socialist Party has demanded that Gyorgy Matolcsy, governor of the National Bank of Hungary (NBH), should either resign or […]

Companies deny report that Matolcsy’s cousin owns media outlet New Wave

Budapest, April 25 (MTI) – The media companies New Wave Production and New Wave Media, which publish online news portals origo and vs.hu, denied earlier reports […]

Fidesz: Parliament scheduled to debate constitutional amendment in 2 weeks’ time

Budapest, April 24 (MTI) – The ruling Fidesz party will next week submit to parliament its constitutional amendment bill designed to allow the Hungarian authorities scope […]

Opposition files complaints over spending by National Bank of Hungary foundations

Budapest, April 23 (MTI) – Opposition parties on Saturday criticised the central bank’s foundations for spending public funds improperly while the foundations rejected the accusations, saying […]

Top court says National Bank of Hungary data disclosure amendments unconstitutional

Budapest, March 31 (MTI) – Hungary’s Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that amendments to the law governing the central bank that give the National Bank of […]

Együtt accuses Matolcsy of lying on asset declaration, demands probe

Budapest, April 22 (MTI) – The opposition Egyutt party has accused central bank governor György Matolcsy of lying on his asset declaration and has demanded an […]