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Sirma Group shares drop 4.23%, drag Sofia stock indices lower

Author Mario Tanev
Sirma Group shares drop 4.23%, drag Sofia stock indices lower Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), July 30 (SeeNews) - Software group Sirma Group Holding [BUL:SKK] shares plunged 4.23% to 0.68 levs on Tuesday, hurting Bulgarian Stock Exchange indices.

The blue-chip SOFIX index fell 0.35% to 581.48 points, as the other major decliner among its constituents was diversified group Holding Varna [BUL:5V2], which erased 2.54% to 38.4 levs.

Sirma Group Holding and Holding Varna also led decliners among members of the wider BGBX40 index and the equally-weighted BGTR30 index.

The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the stock exchange in Sofia, fell by 0.05% to 114.79 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, lost 0.05% to end the session at 510.30 points.

The BGREIT index, which tracks real estate investment trusts, edged up 0.06% to 126.98 points, supported by a 0.26% increase in the share price of Advance Terrafund REIT [BUL:6A6].

Total regulated market trading turnover more than halved to 418,000 levs ($238,000/214,000 euro) on Tuesday from 862,000 levs on Monday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)