Czech Stocks: Erste Bank, Komercni, Telefonica Czech Active

The Czech Republic’s PX (PX) stock index fell 0.6 percent to 1,004.7 at its 4:28 p.m. close in Prague, after rising 2 percent yesterday.

The following were among the most active equities on the Prague Stock Exchange today. Stock symbols follow company names.

Komercni Banka AS (KOMB) , a unit of Societe Generale SA, slid 0.8 percent to 3,680 koruna and Austria’s Erste Group Bank AG (RBAG) dropped 3.1 percent to 460.3 koruna. Moody’s Investors Service cut its debt ratings on six euro-area nations and said it may downgrade the U.K., France and Austria.

Telefonica Czech Republic AS (SPTT) closed unchanged at 376 koruna, after earlier rising as much as 1 percent. The phone company was raised to “hold” from “sell” at KBC Securities.

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