ZAGREB (Croatia), May 13 (SeeNews) - The main equity indices of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) ended higher on Friday, erasing part of their losses of more than 1.30% on Thursday, bourse data showed.
The 23-share blue-chip index, the CROBEX, gained 0.42% to finish at 2,082.46 points. The narrower CROBEX10 which tracks the top ten companies in terms of free float, market capitalisation and liquidity, advanced 0.52% to end at 1,241.18 points.
Blue-chip shipping company Atlantska Plovidba [ZSE:ATPL] was the most traded share on Friday, with a turnover of 1.7 million kuna ($235,000/226,000 euro). Its price appreciated 2.33% to end at 526 kuna.
Car dealer Auto Hrvatska [ZSE:AUHR] was the only other stock with a turnover above the one million kuna mark. Its shares fell 0.58% to end at 850 kuna in a turnover of 1.1 million kuna. The company is not part of the main equity indices.
Shares of blue-chip hotel owner and operator Valamar Riviera [ZSE:RIVP] rose 0.88% to 34.30 kuna in a turnover of 755,300 kuna.
Shares of shipyard Brodogradiliste Viktor Lenac [ZSE:VLEN] surged 9.33% to end at 16.40 kuna in a turnover of 304,000 kuna.
Atlantska Plovidba and Valamar Riviera are constituents of both main indices, while Viktor Lenac is member only of the broader one, the CROBEX.
Among the 10 most traded shares, three closed higher, two ended flat and five closed lower.
The ZSE's total trading turnover dropped to some 7 million kuna from 11.8 million kuna on Thursday.
(1 euro = 7.524 Croatian kuna)