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Croatia's Optima Telekom leads blue-chip gainers on ZSE, indices go up

Croatia's Optima Telekom leads blue-chip gainers on ZSE, indices go up Author: Zagreb bourse. License: All rights reserved.

ZAGREB (Croatia), May 21 (SeeNews) - The share indices of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) closed higher on Tuesday, with telecommunication services provider Optima Telekom [ZSE:OPTE] leading the blue-chip gainers.

Optima Telekom's shares ended 4.32% higher at 2.90 kuna. 

Power transmission equipment manufacturer Dalekovod [ZSE:DLKV] paced the blue-chip decliners, as its shares closed 4.5% lower at 5.94 kuna.

Tourism company Valamar Riviera [ZSE:RIVP] generated the highest trading turnover among the blue chips on the ZSE on Tuesday - 5.8 million kuna.

The turnover was boosted by two block transactions in shares of telecommunication services provider Hrvatski Telekom [ZSE:HT] - 3.5 million kuna, and electrical equipment manufacturer Koncar Elektroindustrija [ZSE:KOEI] - 2.1 million kuna. 

ZSE's total trading turnover increased to 18.8 million kuna ($2.8 million/2.5 million euro), from 12 million kuna on Monday.

The 25-share benchmark share index CROBEX rose 0.26% to 1,858.22 after dropping 0.59% on Monday.

The narrower of the ZSE's two blue-chip indices, the CROBEX10, which tracks the leading companies in terms of free float, market capitalisation and liquidity, increased 0.39% to 1,092.24 after falling 1.40% in the previous trading session.

The fixed-income CROBIS index fell 0.08% to 112.9687.

(1 euro = 7.42954 kuna)