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Hungarian Stocks Advance For Third Day After U.S. Jobs Data

February 03, 2012

Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Hungarian shares rose for a third day and the forint advanced after a report showed that the U.S. economy added more jobs last month than economists had predicted.

The benchmark BUX stock index added 0.7 percent to 19,659.53 by 2:39 p.m. in Budapest. The forint appreciated 0.3 percent to 290.76 per euro, heading for a fifth week of gains.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andras Gergely at agergely@bloomberg.net


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