Hungary aiming for 10-15 billion euro IMF/EU deal: analysts

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s government is aiming for a 10-15 billion euro package from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union to stabilize its economy, preferably with lighter terms, but would be also willing to accept a stricter deal, bank analysts said. Hungary, which must roll over 4.7 billion euros ($6.3 billion) in external debt next year, turned to the IMF and the EU for renewed assistance after its forint currency hit a record weak point last month, rattled by market doubts about the government’s unorthodox policies. …