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Croatia's main equity indices end mixed, Tankerska in spotlight

Author Annie Tsoneva
Croatia's main equity indices end mixed, Tankerska in spotlight Author: TNG. License: All rights reserved.

ZAGREB (Croatia), September 22 (SeeNews) - The main equity indices of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) ended mixed on Thursday, as shipping company Tankerska Next Generation [ZSE:TPNG] remained in the spotlight, bourse data showed.

The 22-share blue-chip index, the CROBEX, dipped 0.01% to close at 1,974.12 points, fallign for a fifth day in a row. The narrower CROBEX10, which tracks the top ten companies in terms of free float, market capitalisation and liquidity, added 0.26% to close at 1,174.42 points, halting a four-day losing streak.

Tankerska Next Generation, which is part of the CROBEX, but not a constituent of the CROBEX10, was the most traded share on Thursday, just like in the previous trading session. In block trading, 1,192,666 of its shares changed hands at a price of 75 kuna per share, contributing 89.4 million kuna ($11.7 million/11.9 million euro) to the total daily turnover on Thursday.

Moreover, in regular trading Tankerska's shares appreciated 0.27% to end at 73.20 kuna in a turnover of 2.4 million kuna.

Second by turnover ranked consumer goods distributor Atlantic Grupa [ZSE:ATGR]. In regular trading its shares fell 0.54% to end at 370 in a turnover of 1.0 million kuna. Besides, in a 2.6 million kuna deal in block trading, 7,000 of its shares were traded at a price of 372 kuna per share.

Shares of hotel owner and operator Valamar Riviera [ZSE:RIVP] increased 1.97% to end at 31 kuna in a turnover of 660,000 kuna.

Thanks to the two block deals, the bourse's total trading turnover rose to 99.1 million kuna from 78.5 million kuna on Wednesday.

(1 euro = 7.521 Croatian kuna)