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Bosnia's bourse indices end mixed in week ended July 12

Bosnia's bourse indices end mixed in week ended July 12 License: Creative Commons CC0

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 12 (SeeNews) – The share indices of Bosnia's two stock exchanges, in Sarajevo and in Banja Luka, closed mixed on Friday, bourse data showed.

The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) ended at 719.73 points on Friday, up from 719.09 points on July 5.

The broader SASX-30 index, which comprises the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, ended at 1,185.19 on Friday, compared to 1,186.39 points a week earlier.

The SASE index-tracking investment funds, the BIFX, edged down 0.38% from last week at 761.49 points. 

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), increased to 10,728.54 on Friday, from 10,727.75 points a week earlier. The index tracks 25 companies.

SASE is based in the Federation, one of the 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 614.23 points on Friday, 0.41% higher than a week earlier.

Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the biggest trading turnover - of 22,386 marka - on the BLSE's official market this week.

BLSE’s total trading turnover fell to 1.4 million marka ($805,046/715,809 euro) in five sessions from 4.2 million marka in as many trading days last week. This week's turnover was generated in 306 transactions. 

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)