The Czech Republic’s 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 CP), 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 CP) of Austria rose 1.1 percent to 354.3 koruna, snapping a two-day rout. Komercni Banka AS (KOMB CP), 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.