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Croatia's Optima Telekom leads blue-chip gainers on ZSE, share indices grow

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

ZAGREB (Croatia), September 16 (SeeNews) - The share indices of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) rose on Monday, as telecommunication services provider Optima Telekom [ZSE:OPTE] led the blue-chip gainers, bourse data showed.

Optima's shares closed 4.2% higher at 6.20 kuna.

Power transmission equipment manufacturer Dalekovod [ZSE:DLKV] paced the blue-chip losers, as its shares lost 1.45% to 5.42 kuna.

Food, drinks and distribution company Atlantic Grupa [ZSE:ATGR] contributed the highest portion of trading turnover among the blue chips on Monday, of 1.6 million kuna. The company's shares closed 1.64% higher at 1,240 kuna.

Confectionery producer Kras [ZSE:KRAS] generated a trading turnover of 38 million kuna, as its share price rose sharply - by 25% to 750 kuna. 

Last week, meat producer Braca Pivac said it plans to launch a joint buyout bid with local trading company Kras-ESOP for the remaining stake of 50.82% in Kras the two firms do not own yet. 

ZSE's total trading turnover soared to 47.2 million kuna ($7.0 million/6.4 million euro) on Monday, from 14.5 million kuna on Friday.

The 25-share benchmark CROBEX index rose by 0.60% to 1,895.07 after falling 0.43% in the previous trading session.

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 by 0.77% to 1,106.02 after decreasing 0.39% on Friday.

The fixed-income CROBIS index closed flat at 116.9893.

(1 euro = 7.3946 kuna)