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Bosnia's bourse indices end mixed in week ended July 19

Bosnia's bourse indices end mixed in week ended July 19 License: Creative Commons CC0

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 19 (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 722.29 points on Friday, up from 719.73 points on July 12.

The broader SASX-30 index, which comprises the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, ended at 1,190.71 on Friday, compared to 1,185.19 points a week earlier.

The SASE index-tracking investment funds, the BIFX, fell by 2.70% from last week to 740.94 points. 

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), declined to 10,708.09 on Friday, from 10,728.54 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 614.49 points on Friday, 0.04% higher than a week earlier.

Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the biggest trading turnover - of 33,647 marka - on the BLSE's official market this week.

BLSE’s total trading turnover rose to 3.3 million marka ($1.9 million/1.7 million euro) in five sessions from 1.4 million marka in as many trading days last week. This week's turnover was generated in 230 transactions. 

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)