OMA soars, Fraport up, Macquarie Airports and Aeroports de Paris lower

Australian Infrastructure Fund’s shares dropped 2.1% on Friday as the Sydney ASX200 index gained 1.24%. Macquarie Airports’ shares closed up 1.8%, following the 5.3% gain on Thursday. Elsewhere in Asia Pacific, Shenzhen Airport fell 2.7% while Malaysia Airports’ shares continue to fall, at -1.3%, as it remains locked in a dispute over charges with AirAsia.

In Europe, airport shares were mixed, with Aeroports de Paris down 0.8%, although it outperformed the Paris CAC index (-1.05%), Abertis (-0.6%) and BAA’s parent, Ferrovial, down 0.4%. Positive performers include Zurich Airport (+3.6%), Fraport (+1.5%), Gemina (+1.4%), Vienna Airport (+0.7%).

In Mexico, OMA’s shares surged 7.2% while GAP eased at 0.4% and ASUR fell 0.7%.

Selected airports daily share price movements (% change): 26-Jun-09