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Benelux Stocks: ASM International, Barco, Nyrstar, Shell, SNS

The Amsterdam Exchanges Index advanced 2.24, or 0.6 percent, to 356.67, the first increase this week. Belgium’s Bel20 Index gained 0.3 percent to 2,716.7.

The following were among the most active stocks in Benelux markets today. Symbols are in parentheses.

Dutch stocks:

ASM International NV (ASM NA) and BE Semiconductor Industries NV (BESI NA), the second- and third-largest Dutch makers of equipment for chip production, increased 4.9 percent to 21 euros and 7.4 percent to 3.50 euros, respectively.

Intel Corp., the world’s biggest chipmaker, yesterday forecast rising sales this quarter and record profit margins for the year.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA NA) rose 1.4 percent to 22.61 euros as crude oil advanced on the New York Mercantile Exchange, snapping five days of declines.

SNS Reaal NV (SR NA) climbed 1.2 percent to 4.96 euros, paring yesterday’s 1.8 percent loss. The second-biggest Dutch life insurer said it will probably be profitable in the first quarter.

Belgian stocks:

Barco NV (BAR BB), the world’s second-biggest maker of digital cinema projectors, gained 1 percent to 32.99 euros, the first increase in five days. Barco said it won a contract to supply 123 projectors to Dallas, Texas-based Starplex Cinemas by the fourth quarter.

Nyrstar NV (NYR BB), the world’s largest zinc producer, rose 3.1 percent to 11.80 euros, the highest level since June 2008. Zinc for delivery in three months rose for the third time in four days on the London Metal Exchange.

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