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Bosnian share indices close mixed in week ended Nov 15

Bosnian share indices close mixed in week ended Nov 15 License: Creative Commons CC0

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), November 15 (SeeNews) – The share indices of Bosnia's two stock exchanges, in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, closed mixed on Friday, compared to the week-earlier levels, bourse data showed.

The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) ended at 873.61 points on Friday, down from 881.45 points a week earlier.

The broader SASX-30 index, which comprises the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, edged slightly up to 1,307.95 from 1,307.80 points on November 8.

The SASE index, tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed at 940.19 points, slightly up from last Friday's 940.01 points.

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), decreased to 11,113.95 after closing at 11,114.75 points last Friday. The index tracks 25 companies.

SASE is based in the Federation, one of two autonomous entities that make up Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE) is based in the other entity, the Serb Republic.

The BLSE’s benchmark index, the BIRS, closed at 583.61 points, up 0.22% from last Friday's closing value.

Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the largest trading turnover, of 75,141 marka, on the BLSE official market this week. The company's shares closed at 0.904 marka on Thursday, unchanged from Wednesday's close. Its shares did not trade on Friday.

BLSE’s total trading turnover soared to 3 million marka in five sessions this week, from 579,122 marka in five trading days last week. This week's turnover was generated in 170 transactions. 

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)