Duty free shares finish higher

Shares in airport duty free and retail operators were generally stronger in trading on Thursday. Hellenic Duty Free shares gained 2%, while Lotte Shopping and DO & CO both gained 1.2%.

Autogrill Group was awarded a awarded a 10-year contract worth USD25 million per year by Santa Ana John Wayne Airport. The company will operate 17 points of sale in the airport. Autogrill shares finished 0.2% higher yesterday.

Selected Duty Free daily share price movements (% change): 03-Mar-2011