The Brussels stock exchange remains close to home, with Melexis in the lead

The Brussels stock exchange remains close to home, with Melexis in the lead
The Brussels stock exchange remains close to home, with Melexis in the lead
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(ABM FN) The Bel20 index opened cautiously on Tuesday at 3,839.38 points, after closing on Thursday at 3,845.63 points. In the first half hour of trading, the index tried to settle above the zero line.

There was no trading on the European stock exchanges on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

With a gain of 1.7 percent, Melexis was a strong climber within the main index in the opening. Umicore went 1.9 percent in the green.

Real estate shares Cofinimmo, Aedifica and WDP recorded small losses. Index heavyweight Argenx lost a lawsuit.

On the broader market, Kinepolis lost approximately one percent after it was announced that the CFO is leaving. Bpost lost 1.1 percent.

On the other hand, Ontex recorded a profit of 2.0 percent. The company announced on Tuesday morning that it has completed the sale of its Algerian operations to Hygianis SPA.

Among the small caps, Onward Medical was able to show a gain of almost 5 percent after submitting an application to the US FDA.

Source: ABM Financial News

ABM Financial News is a supplier of stock market news, video and data, both for real-time trading platforms and dealing rooms and for online and offline media publications. The information in this article is not intended as professional investment advice or as a recommendation to make certain investments.

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