BUCHAREST (Romania), September 28 (SeeNews) – The share indices of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, BVB, ended mixed on Monday amid volatile trading and lower turnover, brokers said.
The blue-chip BET index of the BVB edged down 0.01% to 4,394.49 points. The BET-FI index, which tracks the country’s five regional investment funds, the SIFs, lost 0.9% to 25,208.42 points.
The composite BET-C index added 0.23% to 2,631.99 and the ROTX index of Romania's 15 most liquid stocks, a joint index of the BVB and the Vienna Stock Exchange, ticked 0.01% higher to 9,254.10.
BVB's turnover fell to 20.5 million lei ($7.1 million/4.9 million euro) from 25.9 million lei on Friday. The number of traded shares dropped to 40 million from 66.5 million on Friday.
SIF 5 Oltenia closed unchanged at 1.29 lei in the day's largest turnover of 3.2 million lei. Blue-chip Banca Transilvania gained 1.26% to 1.61 lei on deals worth 2.5 million lei, Monday’s second largest turnover. SIF 2 Moldova was down 0.84% to 1.18 lei in the session’s third largest turnover of 2.2 million lei.
SIF 3 Transilvania depreciated 1.34% to 0.735 lei in a turnover of 1.5 million lei. Blue-chip lender BRD closed up 0.8% at 12.6 lei in 1.7 million lei turnover, while Austria’s Erste Bank rose 0.16% to 123 lei in deals worth 664,000 lei.
SIF 4 Muntenia slid 0.65% to 0.765 lei in 579,000 lei turnover, and SIF 1 Banat Crisana dipped 1.63% to 1.21 lei in deals worth 997,000 lei turnover.
Oil and gas company Dafora jumped 5.95% to 0.105 lei in 1.1 million lei turnover. Banca Carpatica surged 9.9% to 0.111 lei worth 867,000 lei turnover.
The BET-XT index, which tracks the 25 most liquid companies on the bourse, including the SIFs, was down 0.15% to 446.77 points. The BET-NG, which includes companies from the energy sector and utilities, fell 0.22% to 585.19 points.
Rasdaq-C, the composite index of the over-the-counter market RASDAQ, added 0.37% to 2,164.14. Turnover on the RASDAQ fell to 3.95 million lei from 4.2 million lei on Friday.
(1 euro = 4.2026 Romanian lei)
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