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Bosnia's SASE share indices fall in week ended Aug 12, BLSE main index up

Bosnia's SASE share indices fall in week ended Aug 12, BLSE main index up Bosnia's Sarajevo Stock Exchange, SASE, Photo:

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), August 12 (SeeNews) - The share indices of Bosnia's Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) ended lower on Friday, compared with their values a week earlier, while the benchmark index of the country's other stock exchange, the Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE), closed up, bourse data showed.

The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) ended Friday's session at 1,024.38 points, down 0.94% compared with its closing value on August 5.

The broader SASX-30 index, which is composed of the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, fell 0.19% to 1,711.44 points.

The SASE index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed at 813.81 points, down 0.22% compared with August 5.

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), went down 1.02% to 11,525.23 points. The index tracks 25 companies.

SASE’s turnover came in at 853,575 marka ($448,300/436,400 euro) this trading week, higher than 645,460 marka last week. A total of 71,471 shares changed hands in 55 transactions.

Brewer Sarajevska Pivara [SAJ:SRPV] generated the highest revenue on SASE this week, of 537,790 marka. Its shares closed flat at 10 marka on Friday.

The SASE is based in the Federation, one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The BLSE is based in the other entity, the Serb Republic.

The BLSE’s benchmark index, the BIRS, closed at 763.22 points on Friday, up 1.79% compared to its closing value recorded a week earlier.

The bourse's total trading turnover increased to 4.7 million marka this week from 477,287 marka last week, as 64 transactions were carried out.

Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the largest trading turnover, of 202,451 marka, on the BLSE's official market this week. The company's shares closed 1.32% lower at 1.50 marka on Friday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)