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Croatia's Viktor Lenac leads blue-chip gainers in Zagreb, share indices rise

Croatia's Viktor Lenac leads blue-chip gainers in Zagreb, share indices rise Author: Zagreb bourse. License: All rights reserved.

ZAGREB (Croatia), October 7 (SeeNews) - The share indices on the Zagreb stock exchange (ZSE) grew on Monday, as shipbuilding company Viktor Lenac [ZSE:VLEN] led the blue-chip gainers, for a second trading session in a row, bourse data showed.

Viktor Lenac closed 3.57% higher at 7.25 kuna. 

Diversified holding Djuro Djakovic [ZSE:DDJH] paced the blue-chip losers on Monday. Its shares closed at 6.60 kuna, down 5.17%.

Food, drinks and distribution company Atlantic Grupa [ZSE:ATGR] contributed the biggest portion of trading turnover among the blue chips on Monday, of 1.6 million kuna. The company's shares closed down 1.57% at 1,250 kuna.

Confectionery producer Kras, which has been boosting ZSE's turnover over the past weeks, edged down 0.55% to 900 kuna in deals worth 712,800 kuna in total.

On September 9, 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 among themselves yet. The company's shares were trading below the 400 kuna mark before the buyout plans were announced.

ZSE's total trading turnover rose slightly to 9.4 million kuna ($1.4 million/1.3 million euro), from 8.6 million kuna on Friday.

The 25-share benchmark CROBEX index rose by 0.15% to 1,929.55 after edging up 0.03% 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, grew 0.21% to 1,146.35 after losing 0.02% on Friday.

The fixed-income CROBIS index edged down 0.03% to 116.9122.

(1 euro = 7.42274 kuna)