SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 10 (SeeNews) – Two of the four main indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) ended the trading week down, with First Investment Bank, or Fibank, [BUL:FIB] set the tone for top-notch losers, according to exchange data.
The SOFIX index edged down 0.04% to 620.06 points as losses were covered by a 2.95% rise in Chimimport [BUL:CHIM] at 0.97 lev ($0.52/0.49 euro) with 4,180 shares bought and sold.
Fibank fell 1.96% to 2.0 levs as 1,850 units were traded, weighing on the BGTR30 index, under which companies with a free float of at least 10% are given equal weight.
The BGTR30, however, ended up 0.04% at 738.44 points, partly also due to a 2.82% advance from Eleven Capital. [BUL:11C] at 18.20 levs.
Despite a 3.57% loss for steel radiator manufacturer Korado Bulgaria [BUL:KBG] At 6.75 levs in a trading volume of 520, the BGBX40, which tracks the 40 most traded stocks on the Sofia Stock Exchange, remained in green territory. Index performance was highlighted by an 8.75% jump from Industrial Capital Holding [BUL:HIKA] at 3.48 levs.
The BGREIT, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, erased the most on Friday, slipping 0.19% to 179.22 points, like the Bulgarian Real Estate Fund [BUL:BREF] lost 0.84% to 2.36 levs in a trading volume of 5,661 shares.
Total turnover in the main BSE market improved slightly to 1.49 million levs on Friday from 1.19 million levs on Thursday.
(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)
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