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Serbian share indices close higher, Belgrade airport operator shines

Serbian share indices close higher, Belgrade airport operator shines Nikola Tesla Airport/Facebook

BELGRADE (Serbia), January 11 (SeeNews) - Serbian share indices ended the week in positive territory, partly recovering from losses sustained since the beginning of the year, bourse data showed on Friday.

The BELEX15 index, which tracks the most liquid shares on the Belgrade Stock Exchange, closed 1.44% higher at 702.40 points on Friday, as none of its components lost ground. The index has been falling since the beginning of the year, when it opened at 731.79 points. On Thursday it shed 1.37%.

The broader BELEXline, a free‐float market capitalisation weighted index, gained 0.81% to 1,519.21 points on Friday, after a 0.32% drop a day earlier.

The total trading turnover on the Belgrade bourse shrank to 24.657 million dinars ($238,820/208,234 euro) in 121 transactions from 542.6 million dinars on Thursday, as no bonds were traded on Friday. Trading on the multilateral trading facility (MTP) of the Belgrade Stock Exchange resulted in turnover of 3.868 million dinars.

Belgrade airport operator Aerodrom Nikola Tesla [BEL:AERO] was the top gainer on Friday, as its shares appreciated 8.63% to 1,196 dinars in a turnover of 743,101 dinars. It was also the most traded company on the prime segment. A day earlier Aerodrom too generated the highest turnover on the prime segment of 1.2 million dinars, as its share price fell 2.65%.

On the open market, aluminium rolling mill Impol Seval [BEL:IMPL] was the most traded company on Friday, as 6,010 of its shares changed hands in four transactions, generating a turnover of 19.23 million dinars. Its share price rose 6.67% to 3,200 dinars.

(1 euro = 118.410 dinars)