January 27 (SeeNews) - The main share indices of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) closed mostly lower on Friday, compared with a week earlier, while the benchmark index of the country's other bourse, the Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE), ended higher, bourse data showed.
The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the SASE closed at 1,044.08 points on Friday, down 1.14% compared with a week earlier, while the broader SASX-30 index, which is composed of the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, lost 0.12% to end at 1,740.57 points.
The SASE index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, ended at 827.34 points on Friday, unchanged compared with a week earlier.
The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by the SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), closed at 11,274.05 points, 0.88% lower compared with a week earlier. The index tracks 25 companies.
SASE’s turnover fell to 732,687 marka ($406,996/374,617 euro) this trading week, compared to 3.2 million marka last week, as a total of 33,257 shares changed hands in 71 transactions.
The SASE is based in the Federation, one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The BLSE is based in the other entity, the Serb Republic.
The benchmark index of the BLSE, the BIRS, closed at 838.30 points on Friday, up 0.46% compared to its closing value recorded a week earlier.
The BLSE's total trading turnover fell to 104,202 marka this week from 1.67 million marka last week, as 38 transactions were carried out.
Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the largest trading turnover, of 22,269 marka, on the BLSE's official market this week. The company's shares closed at 1.60 marka on Friday, up 1.91% from the previous trading session.
(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)