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Ljubljana stock indices edge up backed by gains in Krka, Triglav

Ljubljana stock indices edge up backed by gains in Krka, Triglav Author: Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rights: All rights reserved

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), November 22 (SeeNews) - The two stock indices on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) ticked up on Monday, supported by gains in pharmaceutical company Krka [LJE:KRKG] and insurer Triglav [LJE:ZVTG], bourse data showed.

Krka's shares closed at 116.50 euro on Monday, up 0.87% from the previous trading day, whereas Triglav's shares advanced 0.83% to a closing price of 36.40 euro, LJSE data showed.

Krka also dominated the daily bourse turnover, as its shares switched hands in transactions worth a total of 453,013 euro ($509,400).

Financial and insurance group KD Group [LJE:KDHR] paced the blue-chip decliners, with shares going down 1.74% to 45.20 euro on Monday.

Total daily regulated market turnover decreased to 1.1 million euro on Monday, compared with 1.7 million euro generated on Friday.

The blue-chip SBITOP index rose 0.07% to 1,239.40 points on Monday. The SBITOP TR index, which also tracks dividend distribution, also gained 0.07% and closed at 1,444.57 points.

($ = 0.8892 euro)

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