SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), February 28 (SeeNews) – Most of the share indices of Bosnia's two stock exchanges, in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, closed lower on Friday, compared to the values recorded a week earlier, bourse data showed.
The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) closed at 777.62 points on Friday, down 0.43%.
The broader SASX-30 index, which is composed of the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, dropped by 1.93% to a closing value of 1,259.16.
The SASE index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed flat at 872.86 points.
The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by the SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), decreased by 1.22% this week to 10,105.13 points. The index is tracking 25 companies.
SASE’s total trading turnover rose to 5.1 million marka ($2.9 million/2.6 million euro) in five sessions this week, from 4.7 million marka in five trading days last week. This week's turnover was generated in 65 transactions.
SASE is based in the Federation, one of two autonomous entities that form 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 642.9 points, down 0.82% from last Friday's closing value.
Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the largest trading turnover, of 2.3 million marka, on the BLSE this week. The company's shares closed at 1.01 marka on Friday, down 12.17% from the February 21 closing price.
BLSE’s total trading turnover fell to 4.9 million marka in five sessions this week, from 6.43 million marka in the five trading days last week.
This week's turnover was generated in 143 transactions.
(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)