Posts Tagged ‘Hungary’

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 27 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 27 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 27 September 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 27, 2019 Global Markets The USD retained a firm tone across the board, pushing the EUR/USD to a fresh year-to-day low close to 1.09. Meanwhile, US stock futures are struggling for traction on news...
September 27th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 28 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 28 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 28, 2019 Global Markets Market focus remains on Italian political developments. Italian President Sergio Matarella is scheduled to meet the leaders of the main political parties this afternoon for feedback on their efforts to form a coalition government....
August 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unity strengthening in Visegrád group, Central Bank of Ireland meeting

Unity strengthening in Visegrád group, Central Bank of Ireland meeting
… Commentary: Unity strengthening in Visegrád group By Miroslav Singer in Prague Solidarity among the Visegrád group – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia – played a major role in the EU abandoning common allocation quotas for migrants. Opposition to these quotas is just one...
September 7th, 2018 | Banking, Markets, Reports | Read More

Ekol opens a new block train between Hungary and Germany

Ekol opens a new block train between Hungary and Germany
… Ekol Logistics executes the strategy to develop more intermodal connections in Europe. In line with this objective Ekol opens a new block train service between Budapest, Hungary, and Cologne, Germany. “We are very happy to open this new dedicated train as thanks to it we can connect CEE with...
September 4th, 2017 | Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices edged lower overnight, the USD weakened and US Treasuries gained as US President Donald Trump’s protectionist...
January 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 20, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 20, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer across the board in European trade on Tuesday as Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s hawkish comments on the US labor market...
December 20th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Champion Hungarian chef and master of black pottery, József K Nagy, celebrates a family achievement…

Champion Hungarian chef and master of black pottery, József K Nagy, celebrates a family achievement…
Mr Nagy’s charming ceramics shop. Champion Hungarian chef and master of black pottery, József K Nagy, celebrates a family achievement that has enhanced a London restaurant By James Brewer József K Nagy is a master craftsman in eastern Hungary, well known on two fronts: for producing distinctive...
October 12th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Food and Drink, People and Places | Read More

Captured for all time in the once-censored film ‘Hortobágy’

Captured for all time in the once-censored film ‘Hortobágy’
Poster for the 1930s film Hortobágy. Captured for all time in the once-censored film ‘Hortobágy’: traditional pastoral life in the Hungarian plains By James Brewer It is just over 80 years since George Hoellering, an Austro-Hungarian producer, led a small movie crew to the Great Plain of Hungary...
October 12th, 2015 | Film Industry | Read More

A ‘sea’ without waves but beset by mirages…

A ‘sea’ without waves but beset by mirages…
The five-horse feat A ‘sea’ without waves but beset by mirages: the Puszta in Hungary and its mesmerising vistas James Brewer joins fellow tourists on a horse-drawn safari to view the pastoral beauty of eastern Hungary Europe’s largest grassland plain is far away from any shoreline, but it has...
October 10th, 2015 | Archaeology, Associations, Environment, Featured, Holidays, Insight, People and Places, Photography, Reports, Tourism | Read More

Keynotes in the musical history of Hungary…

Keynotes in the musical history of Hungary…
A recording of Benedek Istvánffy’s St Benedict Mass. Keynotes in the musical history of Hungary, a cornucopia of major and minor composers By James Brewer One of the most gifted composers of the 18th century is undergoing a revival in his native Hungary after a long period of neglect. Benedek Istvánffy...
October 6th, 2015 | Associations, Clubs, Communication, Music | Read More

All aboard Zsuzsi

All aboard Zsuzsi
At the forest destination. All aboard Zsuzsi – the historic narrow-gauge train that chugs deep into the forests of eastern Hungary By James Brewer  Children and adults alike cheer and wave as the train nicknamed Zsuzsi (Susie) departs from a neat, one-platform station in a quiet suburb of Debrecen,...
October 5th, 2015 | Rail, Tourism | Read More

Determination of a Holocaust survivor and his grandson…

Determination of a Holocaust survivor and his grandson…
Modem Gallery. Determination of a Holocaust survivor and his grandson laid the foundations for a major collection at Hungarian modern art centre Modem By James Brewer A 21st century three-storey glass-fronted building stands out, but not incongruously, in the centre of the east Hungarian city of Debrecen....
October 3rd, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations | Read More

Hungarian sculptor inspired by the life-force of womankind, and by art of ancient Greece…

Hungarian sculptor inspired by the life-force of womankind, and by art of ancient Greece…
Allegorical figure, Déri Museum, Debrecen. Hungarian sculptor inspired by the life-force of womankind, and by art of ancient Greece: Ferenc Medgyessy is honoured in an exceptional museum in Debrecen By James Brewer Ferenc Medgyessy, one of the most admired personalities of 20th century European sculpture,...
October 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hungarian rhapsody: 19th century politician-poets continue to be hailed as national heroes

Hungarian rhapsody: 19th century politician-poets continue to be hailed as national heroes
Homage to Sándor Petőfi, at Hortobágy on Hungary’s Great Plain. Hungarian rhapsody: 19th century politician-poets continue to be hailed as national heroes By James Brewer Easily the most popular Hungarian poet, despite or because of his brief life, is Sándor Petőfi (1823-1849). He was a man of...
October 2nd, 2015 | Art and auctions, Music, People and Places | Read More

The ‘mad scientist’ who was a physics genius…

The ‘mad scientist’ who was a physics genius…
The Professor, sculpted by Imre Varga. The ‘mad scientist’ who was a physics genius is celebrated among skilfully-crafted public sculptures in Debrecen, Hungary By James Brewer Under a huge oak tree which must be 150 to 200 years old, among the greenery outside the main building of Debrecen University,...
September 30th, 2015 | Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

A Dutch admiral who rescued from the galleys men persecuted for their faith…

A Dutch admiral who rescued from the galleys men persecuted for their faith…
Monument to the galley slaves. A Dutch admiral who rescued from the galleys men persecuted for their faith is saluted in Hungary’s second city Debrecen  By James Brewer To residents of the Hungarian city of Debrecen, the great Dutch 17th century admiral Michiel de Ruyter is a hero. He is known as...
September 27th, 2015 | Academia, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, Religion | Read More

Protect the linguistic and cultural landscape amid the sweep of globalisation…

Protect the linguistic and cultural landscape amid the sweep of globalisation…
From left: István Derencsényi, Dr Elek Bartha, and Dr Péter Szaffkó (speaking). Protect the linguistic and cultural landscape amid the sweep of globalisation, churchman urges at Debrecen Summer School ceremony By James Brewer A call to nurture and defend the languages spoken by small percentages...
September 24th, 2015 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, Events, HR | Read More

Students from 41 countries converged in 2015 on Debrecen University Summer School…

Students from 41 countries converged in 2015 on Debrecen University Summer School…
Debrecen University main building Students from 41 countries converged in 2015 on Debrecen University Summer School to get the hang of speaking Hungarian and to learn about the evolution of the nation By James Brewer Why learn Hungarian, a language that has only 13m native speakers and presents a range...
September 23rd, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Education and Training, HR, Insight, News, People and Places | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 8, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 8, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The two-day BoJ policy meeting concluded earlier today with the Central Bank keeping its monetary policy on hold on the view that rising...
April 8th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Food and Drink, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Budapest Airport: HSH Nordbank refinancing EUR 100 million

Budapest Airport: HSH Nordbank refinancing EUR 100 million
HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is participating in the refinancing of Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Budapest.for EUR 100 million. HSH Nordbank is thus taking on a significant share of the transaction involving a total of around EUR 1.35 billion as part of a syndicate of 14 banks. The refinancing...
September 30th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Slovak Sea shimmers as “the land of sun and water”

Slovak Sea shimmers as “the land of sun and water”
Yachting on the Slovak Sea. Photo courtesy of www. kosiceregion.com Slovak Sea shimmers as “the land of sun and water”,  By James Brewer Every nation likes to be beside the sea – and countries that are landlocked wish that they were. Thus Slovakia, cradled in the European landmass, delights in...
August 8th, 2014 | Canals, Clubs, Executive Travel, Featured, Holidays, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

In search of the Jewish pre-war societies…

In search of the Jewish  pre-war societies…
Old synagogue of Kráľovský Chlmec. In search of the Jewish  pre-war societies of eastern Slovakia and northern Hungary,  By James Brewer Tracking down what remains of the of once-thriving Jewish communities in largely-rural eastern Slovakia takes patience. Much of the physical infrastructure has...
August 7th, 2014 | Archaeology, Featured, Holidays, Paintings and Sculpture, Religion, Tourism | Read More

Hungary’s second city Debrecen wings onto the UK tourist radar…

Hungary’s second city Debrecen wings onto the UK tourist radar…
elegant Kossuth Square. Debrecen Hungary’s second city Debrecen wings onto the UK tourist radar, thanks to regular air-link from London,  By James Brewer Hungary’s second largest city, Debrecen, is flying into tourist prominence generated by direct air connections from London and the Netherlands. This...
December 17th, 2013 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Country Profiles, Holidays, News, Reports, Sports, Tourism | Read More

The Duke of Kent attends Liszt anniversary celebration in Budapest (followed by the article translated into Hungarian)

The Duke of Kent attends Liszt anniversary celebration in Budapest (followed by the article translated into Hungarian)
HRH The Duke of Kent cuts the ribbon at the inauguration of the refurbished Franz Liszt small hall of the Liszt Academy of Music, watched by Prime Minister Orbán and Lady Solti The Duke of Kent attends Liszt anniversary celebration in Budapest (followed by the article translated into Hungarian) By...
November 9th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Music, News, People and Places | Read More

How the autobiography of Mary the Lady Soames found an eager new audience in Hungary

How the autobiography of Mary the Lady Soames found an eager new audience in Hungary
Winston and Mary: photo used for cover of A Daughter’s Tale How the autobiography of Mary the Lady Soames found an eager new audience in Hungary,  By Veronika Bánki, translator of A Daughter’s Tale, by Mary Soames At the launch of in Budapest in November 2011 of The Churchills by Celia and...
September 30th, 2013 | Books, People and Places | Read More