Dear Readers,

Similarly to my publications in Hungarian, my article series titled ‘100 Words’ has reached a significant milestone. I have received much positive feedback from readers to my short reflections published in English since the autumn of 2019. For that I would like to express my gratitude to everybody. A thank you is also due to those who have followed my publications and offered support in recent years.

As for the articles themselves, I bid farewell to you for a while; however, my 100-word article series will shortly be compiled in a book which every interested reader can take into their hands. As for this publication, I will also rely on the Readers, on You.

György Matolcsy, Governor, Magyar Nemzeti Bank

All the original 100 Words articles can be accessed in English at The Hungarian translation is available at