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NLB leads rise in Ljubljana bourse's main index, Cinkarna Celje drops

NLB leads rise in Ljubljana bourse's main index, Cinkarna Celje drops Author: Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rights: All rights reserved

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), August 20 (SeeNews) – Slovenian lender Nova Ljubljanska Banka [LJSE:NLBR] posted the biggest gains among the blue-chip companies on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) on Tuesday, supporting a rise in the bourse's main share index, LJSE data showed.

NLB's shares closed at 56.6 euro, up 1.07%.

Slovenian media reported on Monday, that the European Commission will most likely ask NLB to sell its life insurance unit NLB Vita because of a delay in the privatisation of the bank agreed with the Commission under a 2013 state aid procedure.

Chemicals producer Cinkarna Celje [LJSE:CICG] fell the most among the Slovenian blue-chip companies on Tuesday. Its shares closed 1.01% lower at 197.0 euro.

The SBITOP index, which tracks the most liquid and capitalised stocks on the LJSE, closed at 866.50 points, up 0.22%.

LJSE's total trading turnover fell to 541,900 euro ($601,073) on Tuesday from 579,730 euro on Monday. Pharmaceuticals producer Krka [LJE:KRKG] contributed the largest portion of turnover – 244,540 euro.

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