The Czech Republic’s PX (PX) equity index rose 0.1 percent to 990.5 at the close in Prague, paring a 2.8 percent retreat in the previous three sessions.
The following were among the most active stocks in the Czech market today. Stock symbols follow company names.
CEZ AS (CEZ) , the country’s biggest power producer, slid 0.5 percent to 812 koruna. Electricity for next-year delivery in Germany, where the company exports part of its output, fell for a third day to 52.15 euros per megawatt-hour.
Erste Group Bank AG (RBAG) of Austria rose 1.1 percent to 354.3 koruna, snapping a two-day rout. Komercni Banka AS (KOMB) , the Czech unit of Societe Generale SA, increased 1.5 percent to 3,710 koruna. Financial stocks rose in Europe after a report showed that U.S. companies increased hiring and more investors signed on to a Greek debt swap deal.
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