Hungary’s Simor asks for independence to be written in statute: reports


András Simor, the governor of the National Bank of Hungary, has asked the country's lawmakers to enshrine the independence of the central bank in the country's forthcoming constitution, according to media sources.

Reuters¸ a newswire, reported Thursday that Simor, who has been locked in an ongoing battle with Hungary's new government since the May general election, said: "It is justified that the new constitution set the independence of the [central bank] as a constitutional requirement."


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