Mol Nyrt. led gains in Hungary’s stocks as German consumer confidence topped forecasts and U.S. house prices fell at the slowest pace in more than a year, boosting bets on recovery in the world economy.
The shares of Hungary’s largest refiner rose 1.9 percent to 15,880 forint by 4:17 p.m. in Budapest, paring its decline this quarter to 13.7 percent. The benchmark BUX Index added 0.7 percent to 16,938.27.
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