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Petrol leads Slovenian blue-chip gainers, Luka Koper falls

Petrol leads Slovenian blue-chip gainers, Luka Koper falls Author: Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rights: All rights reserved

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), October 18 (SeeNews) – Slovenian fuel retailer Petrol [LJE:PETG] posted the biggest gains among the blue-chip companies on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) on Friday, supporting a rise in the main share index, LJSE data showed.

Cinkarna Celje's share price rose 1.70% to 358.0 euro.

Port operator Luka Koper [LJE:LKPG] fell the most among the blue chips on Friday, erasing gains it recorded in the previous session.

The company’s shares closed 0.83% lower at 24.0 euro. On Thursday, Luka Koper's shares closed 0.82% lower at 24.2 euro.

The SBITOP index, which tracks the most liquid and capitalised stocks on the LJSE, closed at 875.13 points, up 0.44%.

Pharmaceuticals producer Krka [LJE:KRKG] generated the largest portion of LJSE's trading turnover on Friday – 373,440 euro.

The bourse's total trading turnover rose to 727,920 euro ($808,293) from 381,260 euro on Thursday.

($=0.90046 euro)