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Bulgarian stock indices close higher, Allterco gains most among blue-chips

Bulgarian stock indices close higher, Allterco gains most among blue-chips Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 30 (SeeNews) - All Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) equity indices closed higher for the second day straight on Thursday, with the blue-chip SOFIX index edging up 0.12% to 613.21 points on the back of gains in Allterco [BUL:A4L] and Chimimport [BUL:CHIM].

Allterco rose 3.59% to 18.75 levs with 11,159 shares traded, whereas Chimimport added 2.51% to 0.90 levs in a trading volume of 5,400.

First Investment Bank, or Fibank, [BUL:FIB] paced the decliners among SOFIX constituents, dropping 3.08% to 1.89 levs as 14,204 shares changed hands.

Gains in Zarneni Hrani Bulgaria [BUL:ZHBG] and resort operator Albena [BUL:ALB] helped maintain the wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, in green territory. The BGBX40 inched up 0.02% to 144.13 points.

Zarneni Hrani jumped 6.99% to 0.19 levs while Albena went up 4.56% to 29.80 levs.

The BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, advanced 0.17% to 740.93 points on the back of the increases in Allterco and Albena.

The BGREIT, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, posted the biggest increase on Thursday, of 0.73% to 181.38 points, buoyed by a 12.5% surge in BaSE market constituent CCB Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:CCBR] to 40 levs.

Total turnover on the BSE's main market shrank to 1.17 million levs ($623,480 million/598,210 million euro) on Thursday from 2.8 million levs on Wednesday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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