The Vienna Stock Exchange presented itself with slight price losses on Friday morning. The ATX started the session weaker, but was able to contain the discounts quickly and was at 2,029.50 points at 9:45 a.m., which is a drop of 4.69 points or 0.23 percent.
The European stock exchange environment also started trading with discounts. In particular, the current tightening of restrictions in numerous countries and their economic consequences are causing uncertainty. In addition, the specifications for the Asian markets were negative.
The shares of Palfinger were a good three percent weaker according to the figures. The Salzburg crane manufacturer felt the corona crisis. Even if the economy recovered in the third quarter, the company was unable to compensate for the massive slump in the first half of the year.
The bigger losers also included DO&CO with minus 2.9 percent and Vienna Airport, which fell 2.2 percent. FACC and Mayr-Melnhof were each around 1.8 percent in the red.
Voestalpine was 1.4 percent weaker among the index heavyweights. In contrast, Verbund was able to increase by 0.9 percent. The domestic bank stocks showed little change with exchange rate losses of between 0.1 and 0.5 percent.
In a strong European oil sector, domestic industry representatives were also able to make up ground. Schoeller-Bleckmann headed the list of winners in the prime market with a price increase of 1.25 percent. OMV improved slightly by 0.2 percent.
The ATX Prime was listed at 1,036.78 points, 0.28 percent or 2.9 points lower. In the prime market, eleven stocks showed higher prices, 19 lower prices and four unchanged. There has been no price formation in four stocks so far. Up to 9.45 a.m., a total of 639,464 shares were traded in single counting with a market value of 12.993 million euros (double counting).
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