BUX finishes down 0.16%; Richter, OTP weigh

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 The Budapest Stock Exchangeʼs main BUX index finished the session on Friday down 0.16% at 23,666.29, as drugmaker Richter and OTP Bank weighed.

OTP Bank fell 0.17% to HUF 5,911 on turnover of HUF 3.3 bln or about 45% of the HUF 7.4 bln session total.

Richter dropped 1.49% to HUF 5,437 on turnover of HUF 1.5 bln.

Oil and gas company MOL was up 0.78% at HUF 14,200 on turnover of HUF 1.9 bln.

Magyar Telekom advanced 1.01% to HUF 401.

The bourseʼs mid-cap BUMIX index rose 0.31% to 1,609.41.

Elsewhere in the region, the WIG 20 in Warsaw rose 0.99% but the Prague PX fell 0.55%.

Western Europeʼs biggest indices were all lower late Friday. Londonʼs FTSE was down 0.52%, Frankfurtʼs DAX slipped 1.38% and the CAC 40 in Paris declined 1.19%.

For the week, the BUX rose 2.34% as OTP climbed 2.80%, MOL gained 3.65% and Richter advanced 2.58%, while Magyar Telekom dropped 1.96%. Turnover for the week was HUF 49.5 bln, well over the HUF 38.6 bln in the previous week.

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