The Magyar Nemzeti Bank attaches great importance to making central bank analyses on various current economic and financial trends of general interest available to the wider public. The October 2013 issue of the MNB Bulletin discusses topics as diverse as the Hungarian debt rule, the indicators of the early warning system introduced by the European Commission, the measures of underlying inflation used by the MNB, the Bank's profit/loss and Hungarian banks' limit setting practices.

Baksay, Gergely and Gábor P. Kiss: Second Act - second thoughts: the Hungarian debt rule

Csortos, Orsolya and Zoltán Szalai: Assessment of macroeconomic imbalance indicators

Gábriel, Péter, György Molnár and Judit Rariga: Measures of underlying inflation

Hoffmann, Mihály, Kékesi Zsuzsa and Péter Koroknai: Changes in central bank profit/loss and their determinants

Homolya, Dániel, Melinda Lakatos, Róbert Mátrai Róbert, Judit Páles and György Pulai: Limit setting practices of banks in Hungary: Focus on counterparty limits

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MNB Bulletin October 2013