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BUX finishes just over break-even mark

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The Budapest Stock Exchangeʼs main BUX index finished up 0.05% at 22,404.78 on Monday, after remaining around the break-even mark for most of the session.

The BUX followed the cue of muted performances by big indices in Western Europe after the terrorist attacks in Paris late Friday.

OTP Bank edged up 0.32% to HUF 5,610. Turnover of the share reached HUF 4.0 bln, or a little more than half of the HUF 7.1 bln session total.

Oil and gas company MOL dropped 1.41% to HUF 13,310 on turnover of just HUF 665 mln.

Drugmaker Richter was flat at HUF 5,000 on turnover of HUF 1.4 bln, but Magyar Telekom advanced 2.78% to HUF 406 on turnover of HUF 993 mln.

The bourseʼs mid-cap BUMIX index rose 0.61% to 1,622.04.

Elsewhere in the region, Warsawʼs WIG 20 was down 0.38% and the Prague PX fell 0.24%.

Western Europeʼs biggest indices were mixed late Monday. Londonʼs FTSE was up 0.30%, but Frankfurtʼs DAX was down 0.16% and the CAC-40 in Paris slipped 0.23%.

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