Hungary’s benchmark BUX (BUX) stock index rose 1.2 percent to 18,803.43 by the close in Budapest. The gauge is down 2.6 percent in the past five days, a second week of declines.
The following are among the most active equities in the Hungarian market today. Stock symbols follow company names.
OTP Bank Nyrt. (OTP) , Hungary’s largest lender, climbed 3.4 percent to 3,824 forint. The bank forecast “double-digit” consumer credit growth at its Ukrainian and Russian units.
Mol Nyrt. (MOL) , Hungary’s largest refiner, gained 1.3 percent to 19,040 forint. Oil advanced for a third day in New York after Greece completed its debt swap, easing Europe’s financial crisis and as the U.S. boosted payrolls more than forecast.
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