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Croatia's Kras generates quarter of total daily turnover on Zagreb bourse, share indices rise

Croatia's Kras generates quarter of total daily turnover on Zagreb bourse, share indices rise Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE)

ZAGREB (Croatia), November 22 (SeeNews) - Croatian confectionery producer Kras [ZSE:KRAS] generated 26% of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) total trading turnover on Friday, bourse data showed. 

Kras closed flat at 1,050 kuna in deals worth 20.4 million kuna in total, as ZSE's total trading turnover soared to 77.4 million kuna ($11.5 million/10.4 euro), from 14.3 million kuna on Thursday.

Friday's turnover was boosted by block transaction in the shares of flour milling company Cakovecki Mlinovi [ZSE:CKML], in the amount of 54.5 million kuna.

The share indices of the ZSE rose on Friday with telecommunication services provider Optima Telekom [ZSE:OPTE] pacing the blue-chip gainers, ZSE data showed.

Optima closed at 6.60 kuna, up 3.13%. It also generated the highest trading turnover among the blue chips - 333,310 kuna.

Shipbuilding company Viktor Lenac [ZSE:VLEN] led the blue-chip losers, after gaining the most on Thursday. Its shares closed 10.07% lower at 6.70 kuna. 

The 25-share benchmark CROBEX index rose 0.13% to 2,003.27 after adding 0.30% in the previous trading day. 

The narrower of ZSE's two blue-chip indices, the CROBEX10, which tracks the leading companies in terms of free float, market capitalisation and liquidity, increased by 0.07% to 1,185.40 after growing 0.54% on Thursday. 

The fixed-income CROBIS index closed flat at 115.9183.

(1 euro = 7.43379 kuna)

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