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NLB pushes Ljubljana stock exchange indices higher

NLB pushes Ljubljana stock exchange indices higher NLB Banka Beograd headquarters in Belgrade Source:

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), August 1 (SeeNews) - The two stock indices on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) advanced on Monday, as Nova Ljubljanska Banka [LJE:NLBR] lead the blue-chip gainers, bourse data showed.

NLB's shares went up 5.26%, ending the trading session at 60 euro, LJSE data showed.

At the other end, chemicals producer Cinkarna Celje [LJE:CICG] paced the decliners, with shares falling 2.11% to 278 euro on Monday.

The blue-chip SBITOP index advanced 1.59% to close at 1,159.13 points, while the SBITOP TR index, which also tracks dividend distribution, gained 1.54% and ended at 1,425.75 points on Monday.

The bourse's total trading turnover dropped to 811,022 euro ($831,200) on Monday from 1.5 million euro on Friday.

Drug maker Krka [LJE:KRKG] generated the highest single trading turnover on Monday - 377,451 euro. Krka's shares closed at 98.60 euro, up 1.65%.

($ = 0.9757 euro)

Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d. is among the biggest banks in SEE, for more reference take a look at Top 100 banks