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Ljubljana bourse blue-chip index drops further, Telekom Slovenije paces losers

Author Iskra Pavlova
Ljubljana bourse blue-chip index drops further, Telekom Slovenije paces losers Author: Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rights: All rights reserved

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), August 28 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SBITOP index of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) fell for a second straight session on Friday, closing 1.50% lower at 841.29 points, bourse data showed.

Telekom Slovenije [LJE:TLSG] paced the blue-chip losers for a second consecutive day, shedding 3.36% to a closing price of 46 euro ($55). It was followed by energy firm Petrol [LJE:PETG] whose shares fell 2.56% to 304 euro.

Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB) [LJE:NLBR] led blue-chip gainers for a second session in a row on Friday, rising 1.89% to 37.70 euro at close. 

Trading in the shares of blue-chip drug maker Krka [LJE:KRKG] generated the largest turnover for the day - of 712,000 euro, with the share price dropping 2.09% to 84.20 euro.

Six of the eleven blue-chip companies on the LJSE fell on Friday, two rose, one ended the session flat and two did not trade.

LJSE did not provide a figure for Thursday's total turnover.

($=0.84035 euro)

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