BUX up 1.13% at noon, rising with European blue-chip peers
The Budapest Stock Exchange's blue-chip BUX index was up 1.13% at noon on Monday, rising with blue-chip indices throughout Europe.
The BUX commenced afternoon trade 200.26 points higher at 17,981.18 on a composite exchange turnover of HUF 3.2 billion.
BSE blue-chips stood as follows at Monday noon:
Drug company Richter was up 2.29% at HUF 35,800 on a turnover of HUF 111 million;
OTP Bank was up 1.63% at HUF 3,923 on an exchange-high turnover of HUF 2.74 billion;
Oil and gas company MOL was up 0.51% at HUF 16,590 on a turnover of HUF 261 million;
Magyar Telekom was flat at HUF 508 on a turnover of HUF 35 million.
Major European blue-chip stock indices were in positive territory at midday, with London's FTSE-100 up 1.65% and Frankfurt's Xetra DAX up 0.70%.
The BUX's central and eastern European high-cap peer indices were mixed at noon, with Prague's PX-50 down 0.04% and Warsaw's WIG-20 up 0.82%.
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