VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - The Viennese stock market closed on Monday with a slight extra charge. After it had originally started trading with losses, a slightly positive mood on the US stock exchanges provided tailwind in late trading. The Austrian leading index ATX gained 0,09 percent to 3439,47 points. For the ATX Prime it went up by 0,10 percent to 1747,69 points.
With regard to the heavily weighted ATX stocks, the shares in Erste Group increased by 0,35 percent after they had been in the red for long stretches of the trading day. Raiffeisen gained 0,64 percent. Bawag went down again from trading, with minus 1,55 percent.
The shares of OMV were also able to work their way into the profit zone and closed one percent higher. The securities of the industry colleague Schoeller-Bleckmann, however, lost two percent.
FACC gained 2,70 percent and thus climbed to the top of the prime market segment. This could have been fueled by positive news from the aviation industry. Air France-KLM is negotiating with the two aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing for the delivery of 160 medium-haul aircraft. However, the shares of the airline caterer Do & Co did not boost this. They were cheaper by 3,64 percent.
At the beginning of the week, the focus was also on analysts' voices: The securities experts at Deutsche Bank have slightly raised their price target for the shares of the steel group Voestalpine from 36 to 37 euros. According to expert Bastian Synagowitz, the investment recommendation continues to be "Hold". The shares went 2,02 percent lower at 34,86 euros from trading.
The analysts at Goldman Sachs have slightly adjusted their price target for the shares of the Styrian plant manufacturer Andritz from EUR 52,00 to EUR 53,00. In his industry study, analyst William Turner left the investment recommendation at “Buy”. Andritz paper rose by 1,13 percent to EUR 46,50.