April 16, 2020

Central Bank of Hungary adopts Refinitiv solutions to enhance liquidity management and market transparency

HUNGARY – Refinitiv announced the adoption of its auction and market tracker solutions by the Central Bank of Hungary. The partnership will facilitate the automation of the central bank’s local FX bidding activity and enhance trade reporting effectiveness in Hungary.

Central banks are increasingly focused on monitoring currency activity in their respective local markets. With the introduction of new regulation on reporting, visibility over changing liquidity positions is becoming crucial for swift market interventions by central banks.

“We are proud to be part of the Central Bank’s automation and market reporting strategy,” said Antonio De Gregorio, Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe at Refinitiv.

“Our partnership will facilitate the implementation of the bank’s digital transformation vision and also mitigate risks of a conventional manual bidding process. The Central bank will be running a transparent and compliant auctions operation across multiple asset classes including FX and money markets. The central bank will also leverage a rigorous reporting tool that provides a real-time insight of dealing transactions and trends,” he added.

Refinitiv Auctions has seen rapid growth in 2020 with transactions totalling $ 2 USD trillion. The solution is now used by central banks in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. 

About Refinitiv

Refinitiv, an LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) business, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. With $6.25 billion in revenue, over 40,000 customers and 400,000 end users across 190 countries, Refinitiv is powering participants across the global financial marketplace. We provide information, insights, and technology that enable customers to execute critical investing, trading and risk decisions with confidence. By combining a unique open platform with best-in-class data and expertise, we connect people with choice and opportunity – driving performance, innovation and growth for our customers and partners.


Tarek Fleihan
Refinitiv, London Stock Exchange Group
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