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Bosnian share indices end mixed in week ended July 1

Bosnian share indices end mixed in week ended July 1 Bosnia's Sarajevo Stock Exchange, SASE, Photo:

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 1 (SeeNews) - The share indices of Bosnia's Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) closed mixed on Friday, compared with their values a week earlier, while the benchmark index of the country's other stock exchange, the Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE), closed in the green, bourse data showed.

The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the SASE ended Friday's session at 1,020.85 points, down 0.06% compared with its closing value on June 24.

The broader SASX-30 index, which is composed of the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, edged up 0.56% to 1,688.39 points.

The SASE index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed at 835.61 points, down 0.10% compared with June 24.

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), went up 2.21% to 11,675.09 points. The index tracks 25 companies.

SASE’s turnover came in at 30.4 million marka ($16.2 million/15.5 million eruo) this trading week, lower than 32.6 million marka last week. A total of 75,416 shares changed hands in 70 transactions.

Pharmaceutical company Bosnalijek [SAJ:BSNLR] generated the highest revenue on SASE this week, of 119,383 marka. Its shares closed flat at 31 marka on Friday.

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 BLSE’s benchmark index, the BIRS, closed at 743.73 points on Friday, up 0.64% compared to its closing value recorded a week earlier.

The bourse's total trading turnover increased to 4.1 million marka this week from 990,321 marka last week, as 76 transactions were carried out.

Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the largest trading turnover, of 548,615 marka, on the BLSE's official market this week. The company's shares closed 2.63% higher at 1.56 marka on Friday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)

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