The Czech Republic’s PX stock index rose 0.3 percent to 886.30 by the close in Prague, bringing the quarterly move for the gauge to 8.9 percent.
The following were among the most active equities in the Czech market today. Stock symbols follow company names.
Komercni Banka AS (KOMB CP), Societe Generale SA’s Czech unit, rose for a second day as speculation that China will introduce additional economic stimulus boosted demand for riskier assets. The stock climbed 0.7 percent to 3,478 koruna, adding to a 2.2 percent advance yesterday.
New World Resources Plc (NWR CP), the biggest Czech coking-coal producer, snapped five days of losses as global shares rose after the China Securities Journal said the country may introduce “more proactive” policies to ensure stable growth in the in the world’s-largest economy. The stock rose 0.5 percent to 99 koruna, after a 5.3 percent drop in the previous five sessions.