Belgium: The stock markets have finished the session higher on Thursday; the progression of the real Estate, Pharma and biotechnology, and Media has contributed to this increase.
At the closing event in Brussels, the BEL 20 index has taken is 0.45%, thus signalling a higher a month.
The best performance of the session for the BEL 20 index is to be put to the credit of the title Umicore SA (BR:UMI) up 2.80% or 0.77 points for a closing price of 28.29. In the second position, we find Ackermans&Van Haaren NV (BR:ACKB), which is gaining 1.70 per cent or 2.30 points for a closing to 137,40. The title Warehouses de Pauw Comm VA (BR:WDPP) completes the top three with an increase of 1,69% is 2,60 points for the end of the session to 156,80.
Ontex Group (BR:ONTEX) sign the worst performance of the session, losing 0.75 per cent or 0.10 points for a closing price of 13.23. Barco NV (BR:BAR) gives up 0.64% from 1.20 points and ends at 186,80. For its part, Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA NV (BR:ABI) loose 0,59% or 0.49 of a point to a closing price of 82,72.
The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down on the Brussels stock Exchange by 71 values to 36 and 18 to be stable.
The securities Warehouses de Pauw Comm VA (BR:WDPP) increased and reached a historical high, thanks to an increase of 1,69% is 2,60 points for a course of 156,80.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August lost 0,20%, or 2,90 points, to $1.418,00 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August declined 0.94% or 0,54 points for a $56,80 per barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in September lost 0.94 per cent to be $ 0.60 and points to a course of $63,22 the barrel.
The pair EUR/USD has recorded an increase of 0.04% to 1,1282, while the pair EUR/GBP has taken a 0.00% to 0,8968.