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Skopje bourse blue-chip index falls 11% in week ended March 27

Skopje bourse blue-chip index falls 11% in week ended March 27 wrangler/

SKOPJE (North Macedonia), March 27 (SeeNews) – The blue-chip MBI-10 index of the stock exchange in Skopje closed at 3,256.92 points on Friday, down 11% compared to its closing value a week earlier, bourse data showed.

Turnover on the official market of the Macedonian Stock Exchange (MSE) fell to 235.75 million denars ($4.134 million/3.754 euro million) this week from 459.4 million denars the previous week.

The bourse suspended trading for an hour on Wednesday after its blue-chip index increased sharply. The stock exchange halted trading also on March 23, March 18 and March 16 due to steep drops of the MBI-10 index.

Komercijalna Banka [MSE:KMB] contributed the largest single portion of the trading turnover on the MSE this week – of 94.14 million denars, as 16,723 of the company's shares changed hands in 249 transactions.

MSE's OMB bond index closed at 133.11 points on Friday, the same as a week earlier.

Closing share prices follow (in denars):

  March 27 March 20
Komercijalna Banka [MSE:KMB] 5,269 6,095
Granit [MSE:GRNT] 700 756
Makedonijaturist [MSE:TUR] 3,969 4,423
Alkaloid [MSE:ALK] 9,000 8,969
Stopanska Banka - Skopje [MSE:STB] 830 886
TTK Banka AD Skopje [MSE:TTK] 1,083 1,220
Makedonski Telekom [MSE:TEL] 270 277
Makpetrol [MSE:MPT] 43,258 53,683
NLB Banka [MSE:TNB] 13,086 16,650
Ohridska Banka [MSE:OHB] 4,275 5,170

(1 euro = 62.7949 denars)