The market closed lower in-line with the region. Losses deepened after worse than expected US macrodata. Very good volume, well above the long-term averages went through the market. CEZ was the most actively traded stock again. Erste Bank fell down to CZK 1,620 and finished weaker by 2.6%. Pegas Nonwovens jumped intraday to the CZK 848 level, but eased and closed at CZK 814, which means gain 1.3%. Orco was under selling pressure for the entire day and erased almost 2%.