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NLB backs rise in Ljubljana blue-chip stock index

NLB backs rise in Ljubljana blue-chip stock index Author: Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rights: All rights reserved

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), December 6 (SeeNews) – Nova Ljubljanska Banka [LJE:NLBR] posted on Friday the biggest gains among the blue-chip companies on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) for a second consecutive session, LJSE data showed.

NLB closed at 59.2 euro, up 2.07%. On Thursday, the company's shares ended the session at 58.0 euro, up 2.47%.

The SBITOP index, which tracks the most liquid and capitalised stocks on the LJSE, gained 0.12% to a close of 905.61 points.

Logistics company Intereuropa [LJE:IEKG] fell the most among the blue chips. Intereuropa’s shares closed 0.70% lower at 1.42 euro.

Pharmaceuticals producer Krka [LJE:KRKG] generated the largest portion of LJSE's trading turnover on Friday – of  517,700 euro.

The bourse's total trading turnover rose to 1.88 million euro ($2.1 million) from 1.72 million euro on Thursday.

($ = 0.90144 euro)