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Bulgarian stock indices climb up, Monbat leads SOFIX gainers

Author Radomir Ralev
Bulgarian stock indices climb up, Monbat leads SOFIX gainers Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

BELGRADE (Serbia), December 7 (SeeNews) - All indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange closed green on Tuesday, as battery manufacturer Monbat [BUL:MONB] led the blue-chip gainers, bourse data showed on Tuesday.

A total of 500 Monbat shares traded at an average price of 5.85 levs, up 2.63%, on the floor of the Sofia bourse on Tuesday.

The Sofia bourse's blue-chip SOFIX index added 0.41% to 627.19 points on Tuesday. Apart from Monbat's gains, the index was also positively influenced by a 2.38% increase in diversified group Chimimport [BUL:CHIM].

The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, rose 0.56% to 140.56 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, went up 0.91% to 672.76 points.

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, rose by 0.18% to 164.63 points on Tuesday mostly due to a 0.98% increase in the share price of Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:BREF].

Total turnover on the BSE's main market rose to 32.8 million levs ($19 million/16.9 million euro) on Tuesday from 9.5 million levs on Monday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)