BUX falls sharply in Wednesday morning trade

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The Budapest Stock Exchange blue-chip BUX index opened Wednesday trade down 1.8% at 20,428.

The four BSE blue-chips stood as follows at Wednesday's opening bell:

OTP Bank was down 2.6% at HUF 4,900.

Drugmaker Richter was down 1.9% at HUF 36,600.

Oil and gas group MOL was down 1.6% at HUF 19,000.

Magyar Telekom was down 1.5% at HUF 535.

On Tuesday, the BUX closed 1.5% to 20,811 on a turnover of HUF 18.04 billion.

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