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Bosnian share indices rise in week ended Sept 13

Bosnian share indices rise in week ended Sept 13 License: Creative Commons CC0

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

The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) closed at 820.88 points on Friday, up from 811.70 points a week earlier.

The broader SASX-30 index, which comprises the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, rosy slightly to 1,308.75 from 1,305.85 points on September 6.

The SASE index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed at 881.78 points, up from last Friday's 828.55 points.

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), increased to 10,772.60 after closing at 11,007.04 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 602.25 points, 0.69% higher than last Friday's closing value.

Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the largest trading turnover, of 66,952 marka, on the BLSE official market this week. Its shares closed at 0.85 marka, up 0.71%. 

BLSE’s total trading turnover fell to 843,485 marka in five sessions this week, from 1.1 million marka in five trading days last week. This week's turnover was generated in 252 transactions. 

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)