The BUX commenced afternoon trade 68.22 points higher at 17,449.50 on a heavy composite exchange turnover of HUF 11.39 billion after losing 2,351.8 points, or 11.9%, during the first three trade sessions of the week.
BSE blue-chips stood as follows at Thursday noon:
OTP Bank was up 1.76% at HUF 4,000 on an exchange-high turnover of HUF 8.74 billion;
Oil and gas company MOL was up 1.46% at HUF 16,000 on a turnover of HUF 1.75 billion;
Drug company Richter was down 1.20% at HUF 32,605 on a turnover of HUF 415 million;
Magyar Telekom was down 0.41% at HUF 489 on a turnover of HUF 290 million.