|Bid||0.00 x 120000|
|Ask||0.00 x 120000|
|Day's Range||14.00 - 14.00|
|52 Week Range||11.50 - 23.40|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.73|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||6.65|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Jun 05, 2019|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Hungary's forint snapped a three-day rally on Thursday, leading central Europe's currencies lower after the central bank signalled a slower economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The Polish zloty also paused a slight rebound seen this week after it touched a six-week low last Friday while the Czech crown continue to drift lower, with a test of another important technical level in sight. Stock markets also mostly slipped as Warsaw had lost 0.9% by 0855 GMT and Budapest was down 0.7% Hungarian bank OTP fell more than 1% when the country's central bank called on commercial banks to extend a suspension of dividend payments until Jan. 1, 2021.
Budapest's stock index gained 1% as OTP surged 2.9% by 0916 GMT, after it posted a profit of 78.7 billion Hungarian forints ($269.06 million) in Q2 and said risks costs would fall in the second half of the year. Governor Jiri Rusnok mentioned uncertainty surrounding the growth outlook and said it was hard to see a return to tightening policy before the middle of next year. Elsewhere, the Hungarian forint edged down 0.04% to 346.25 versus the common currency.
Central European currencies fell on Thursday, with the crown and zloty leading regional losses, as investors focused on the European Central Bank's policy meeting, which is expected to approve more aid to the coronavirus-hit euro zone. Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok said in a radio interview on Thursday the crown was likely to stabilise around current levels it reached after recent strengthening. Hungary's forint eased 0.2% and the Romanian leu edged down 0.1%.