Prague Stock Exchange was the best performing market among the CE-3 countries today; volumes were still some 50 % below long-term averages. Financials were according to expectations among the best performers, in-line with the CE-3 banking sector. Komercni banka got lifted towards the close. CEZ, (80 CZK, 2,62%) and (128 CZK, 9,04%) gained as commodities (electricity prices, coal, crude oil) are reversing the falling trend. Given its defensive character, (398 CZK, -3,38%) CR became the laggard of the day.