Hungarian prime minister-elect hints at Simor ouster

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Hungary's incoming prime minister on Wednesday gave the strongest indication yet that he could remove András Simor, the governor of the country's central bank, from his post.

Viktor Orbán renewed his attack on Simor and the central bank while speaking to reporters in Budapest. "You need a basis of cooperation, and there is no basis with the current central bank," Orbán said. And while the new government would not use "brutal force" against the central bank, Orbán promised that the problem would

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