BUX finishes down almost 1%, worse than peers in region

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The Budapest Stock Exchangeʼs main BUX index finished the session on Monday down 0.92% at 26,268.42, falling more steeply than its peers in the region.

OTP Bank lost 1.35% to HUF 6,955 on turnover of HUF 4.9 bln, or nearly 60% of the HUF 8.4 bln session total. 

Oil and gas company MOL dropped 1.65% to HUF 16,060 on turnover of HUF 1.8 bln. 

Drugmaker Richter edged up 0.09% to HUF 5,440 on turnover of HUF 0.8 bln. 

Magyar Telekom slid 0.21% to HUF 469 on turnover of HUF 0.6 bln. 

The bourseʼs mid-cap BUMIX index was down 0.04% at 1,757.42. 

Elsewhere in the region, Warsawʼs WIG 20 fell 0.27% and the Prague PX slipped 0.64%. 

Western Europeʼs biggest indices were mixed before the end of trade on Monday. Londonʼs FTSE 100 was down 0.18%, but Frankfurtʼs DAX was up 0.52% and the CAC 40 in Paris edged up 0.07%.

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