Eastern European Equities Conclusion: Inconsistent – Warsaw closed

PRAGUE / BUDAPEST / WARSAW / MOSCOW (dpa-AFX) – The most important stock exchanges in Eastern Europe closed unevenly on Thursday. While losses were recorded in Budapest, the indices in Prague and Moscow closed just in the profit zone. Due to the public holiday, there was no stock exchange trading in Warsaw.

The Czech PX (PX Prague Stock Exchange Index) closed 0.02 percent higher at 1,373.99 points. The bank stocks showed a mixed picture. While Komercni Banka (Komercni Banka AS) lost 0.16 percent and Moneta Money Bank 0.89 percent, Erste Group (Erste Group Bank) gained 2.40 percent. The utility CEZ (CEZ AS) slipped to the bottom of the index at a discount of 2.01 percent.

In Budapest the BUX fell by 0.59 percent to 53 073.34 points. At the end of the index, the oil company MOL lost 4.78 percent. With reference to the fight against rising inflation, the government has announced a maximum price of 480 forints / liter for gasoline. On the other hand, the index heavyweight OTP gained 1.99 percent.

Due to the celebrations for Polish Independence Day, the Warsaw Stock Exchange was closed. It was easy to go up in Moscow. The Russian RTS Index (RTS) rose 0.05 percent to 1854.48 points./szk/pma/APA/he

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