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Bosnian share indices mostly down in week ended Dec 13

Bosnian share indices mostly down in week ended Dec 13 Stock (Author: Fondul Proprietatea) License: all rights reserved.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), December 13 (SeeNews) – The share indices of Bosnia's two stock exchanges, in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, on Friday closed mostly lower than the week-earlier levels, bourse data showed. 

The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) ended the week at 850.16 points, down from 855.31 points last Friday.

The broader SASX-30 index, which comprises the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, decreased to 1,302.72 from 1,306.07 points on December 6.

The SASE index, tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed flat at 932.48 points.

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), decreased to 10,893.15 after closing at 10,986.86 points last Friday. The index tracks 25 companies.

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 610.37 points, down 0.42% from last Friday's closing value.

Nova Banka [NOVB-R-E] generated the largest trading turnover, of 517,465 marka, on the BLSE official market this week. This week the company's shares last traded on Wednesday, closing at 0.58 marka, unchanged from Tuesday's close.  

BLSE’s total trading turnover plummeted to 4.5 million marka this week, from 44.4 million marka last week. This week's turnover was generated in 394 transactions. 

Out of the total turnover last week, 37.2 million marka was generated by the sale of seven-year Treasury notes.

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)