November 26 (SeeNews) - All four share indices on the Sofia bourse extended their losses on Thursday, bourse data showed.
The SOFIX index, which comprises the 20 most liquid shares trading on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE), fell 0.78% to 454.17 points after sliding 0.23% a day earlier. The broader BG40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the bourse, ended 0.48% lower at 122.32 points after posting a loss of 0.13% on Wednesday.
On Thursday, decliners outnumbered advancers 42 to 23 and 13 shares closed flat.
Seventeen blue chips were traded with two ending unchanged, four rising and the rest giving up ground.
The most liquid company was water bottler Devin which surged 7.22% to end at 3.43 levs ($2.6/1.75 euro) in a volume of 819, 567 shares.
U.S.-based Advent International acquired 79% of Devin last week at a price of 3.06 levs per share from Austrian-based Sovaria Group and Bulgarian minority shareholders. The deal valued Devin at 40 million euro ($59.97 million).
The BG-REIT index, which tracks the performance of real estate investment trusts, fell 2.61% to 47.76 points and the BG TotalReturn30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, skidded 0.03% to 346.23 points.
On Tuesday, the BG-REIT ended 0.59% lower and the BG TotalReturn30 dipped 0.1%.
The Dnevnik 20 index, calculated by local business daily Dnevnik from the share prices of the 20 leading companies in terms of liquidity and market capitalisation, ticked up 0.02% to 65.27 points. The index edged down 0.14% the previous day.
(1 euro = 1.95583 Bulgarian levs)