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Gains in Atlantska Plovidba, Valamar Riviera push higher Croatian share indices

Author Annie Tsoneva
Gains in Atlantska Plovidba, Valamar Riviera push higher Croatian share indices m/b AP Ston (STN) (Supramax Bulk Carrier) of Croatia's Atlantska Plovidba/Photo: Atlantska Plovidba

ZAGREB (Croatia), October 11 (SeeNews) - The main equity indices of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) rose on Monday, as gains in shipping company Atlantska Plovidba [ZSE:ATPL], hotel operator Valamar Riviera [ZSE:RIVP] and ICT solutions provider Ericsson Nikola Tesla [ZSE:ERNT] offset losses in Hrvatski Telekom's shares [ZSE:HT], bourse data showed.

The ZSE's blue-chip 21-share benchmark CROBEX went up 0.40% to end at 2,042.05 points, erasing its marginal loss from Friday.

The narrower of the ZSE's two blue-chip indices, the CROBEX10, which tracks the top 10 companies from the Crobex in terms of free float, market capitalisation and liquidity, closed 0.04% higher at 1,243.56 points.

Index heavyweight Hrvatski Telekom was the most traded stock in regular trading with a turnover of 2.8 million kuna ($431,000/373,000 euro). Its shares fell 1.32% to end at 187.50 kuna.

Atlantska Plovidba [ZSE:ATPL] rose 1.44% to finish at 564 kuna in a turnover of 1.5 million kuna.

Shares of hotel operator Valamar Riviera [ZSE:RIVP] increased 0.63% to end at 31.80 kuna in a turnover of 851,000 kuna.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla shares increased 0.86% to end at 1,750 kuna in a turnover of 661,000 kuna.

The ZSE's total turnover reached 18.6 million kuna from 6 million kuna on Friday, boosted by block trading in shares of fast moving consumer goods distributor Atlantic Grupa [ZSE:ATGR] and hotel operator Arena Hospitality [ZSE:ARNT].

(1 euro=7.514 kuna)