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Krka helps Ljubljana stock exchange indices rise

Krka helps Ljubljana stock exchange indices rise Slovenia's Ljubljana/Photo: GettyImages/GulliverFilm&Foto

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), May 19 (SeeNews) - The two stock indices on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) rose on Thursday, as pharmaceutical company Krka [LJE:KRKG] paced the blue-chip risers, bourse data showed.

Krka's shares gained 2.73% on Thursday and closed at 90.20 euro, LJSE data showed. The company also was the most traded on the bourse, generating a turnover of 675,037 euro ($713,300).

At the other end, fuel and petroleum retailer Petrol [LJE:PETG] lost the most on Thursday, with shares falling 2.34% to 500 euro.

The blue-chip SBITOP index added 0.30% to end at 1,134.01 points. The SBITOP TR index, which also tracks dividend distribution, also rose by 0.30%, to 1,334.31 points.

The bourse's daily trading turnover stood at about 1.2 million euro on Thursday, slightly down from 1.4 million euro generated on Wednesday.

($ = 0.9463 euro)

KRKA d.d. is among the biggest companies in SEE, for more reference take a look at Top 100 companies
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