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NLB supports rise in Ljubljana blue-chip stock index

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

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), December 2 (SeeNews) – The Ljubljana Stock Exchange blue-chip SBITOP index closed 0.33% higher at 898.96 points on Monday, backed by a rise in the share price of Nova Ljubljanska Banka [LJE:NLBR].

NLB shares rose most among the blue-chips, by 2.16% to 56.8 euro. NLB recorded also the day’s largest trading turnover, of 792,650 euro.

On Friday, NLB group said its consolidated after-tax profit increased by 2% year-on-year to 162.2 million euro in the first nine months of 2019.

Total regulated market daily turnover rose to 1.8 million euro ($1.98 million) on Monday from 1.4 million euro on Friday.

Logistics company Intereuropa [LJE:IEKG] fell the most among the blue chips, erasing gains it recorded in the previous session.

Intereuropa’s shares closed 0.70% lower at 1.42 euro. On Friday, they gained 0.70% to 1.43 euro.

($ = 0.90730 euro)