October 2 (SeeNews) - The share indices on Bosnia's two stock exchanges mostly rose this week, bourse data showed on Friday.
The SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange, SASE, which tracks the bourse's 10 blue chips, rose 1.62% from last Friday to 1,137.57 points.
SASE's index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, was up 1.60% to 2,048.55 points this week. The bourse's SASX-30 index, which comprises the 30 most liquid stocks on the market, gained 2.78% to 1,212.91.
Blue-chip drug firm Bosnalijek posted the highest weekly turnover on the bourse's official market of 163,770 marka. It traded at an average price of 17.42 marka ($13/9.2 euro) on Friday, slightly higher than its price of 17.36 marka a week ago.
SASE's total weekly turnover rose to 6.2 million marka from 4.7 million marka last week.
The turnover on the Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE), Bosnia's smaller bourse, fell to 975,600 marka this week from 2.0 million marka last week.
The benchmark BIRS index of the BLSE closed at 1,033.57 points on Friday, down 0.70% from a week earlier. The BLSE investment fund index, FIRS, rose by a weekly 0.11% to 2,120.41.
The most liquid stock on BLSE's official market was telco Telekom Srpske which traded in a turnover of 202,860 marka. It closed at an average weighted price of 1.52 marka on Friday, up 2.01% from a week earlier.
Among the investment funds traded on the BLSE, ZIF Kristal Invest Fond posted the highest turnover this week of 52,361 marka. The stock's average weighted price was 6.97 marka on Friday, up 7.56% from a week earlier.
BLSE is based in the Serb Republic, one of Bosnia's two autonomous parts. SASE is based in the other part, the Muslim-Croat Federation.
(1 euro=1.95583 Bosnian marka)