BUCHAREST (Romania), October 6 (SeeNews) - Romanian stock indices closed higher on Wednesday, as restaurant operator Sphera Franchise Group [BSE:SFG] led blue-chip gainers, data from the Bucharest Stock Exchange, BVB, indicated.
The total equity turnover of the BVB amounted to some 32 million lei ($7.5 million/6.5 million euro) on Wednesday, compared to 74.5 million lei on Tuesday, BVB's website showed.
Sphera Franchise Group, which is the manager of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands in Romania, led blue-chip gainers on Wednesday, as its share price jumped 1.61% to 15.8 lei.
Blue-chip lender BRD Societe Generale [BSE:BRD] rose 1.06% at 19 lei in the largest trading turnover during the session, of 8.8 million lei.
Blue-chip investment fund Fondul Proprietatea [BSE:FP] lost 0.33% to 1.8140 lei in the day's second largest turnover of 4.8 million lei.
Blue-chip natural gas producer Romgaz [BSE:SNG] rose 0.29% at 35.1 lei in the day's third largest turnover of 2.5 million lei.
BET is the first index developed by BVB and represents the reference index for the local capital market. BET reflects the performance of the most traded companies on BVB’s regulated market, excluding financial investment companies (SIFs). It now includes 20 companies.
BET-TR is the first total return index launched by BVB. It is based on the structure of market reference index BET. BET-TR tracks the price changes of its component shares and is adjusted to also reflect the dividends paid by constituent companies.
BET Plus tracks the price changes of Romanian companies listed on BVB’s Regulated Market that meet minimum selection criteria of liquidity and free float. Financial investment companies are excluded from the index.
BET-FI is the first sector index launched by BVB and reflects the price changes of SIFs and of other assimilated entities.
BET-BK was designed to be used as a benchmark by asset managers and other institutional investors.
BET-NG is a sector index which reflects the evolution of all the companies listed on BVB’s regulated market included in the energy and related utilities sector. The maximum index weight a company can hold is 30%.
BET-XT tracks the price changes of the 25 most traded companies listed on BVB’s Regulated Market, including SIFs.
BET-XT-TR is the total return version of BET-XT index, which includes the 25 most traded Romanian companies listed at BVB.
ROTX is an index developed by BVB together with Vienna Stock Exchange. It tracks, in real-time, the price changes of the blue chip shares traded on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
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