September 4 (SeeNews) - Slovenian share indices gained modest ground on Friday after two consecutive days of falls, data of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) showed.
The blue-chip SBITOP index added 0.61% to 1,023.92 points and the broader SBI20 index advanced 0.44% to 4,145.87 points.
Seven of the eight SBITOP members traded on Friday. There were no deals in Slovenia’s largest retailer, Mercator.
Fuel retailer Petrol was the sole blue-chip back-slider, falling 0.43% to an average daily price of 301.62 euro ($429.3) in token volumes.
Drug maker Krka, a SBITOP heavyweight, was the session's most liquid stock. A total of 20,913 Krka stocks were traded, ending 0.9% higher at 71.71 euro.
Pivovarna Lasko, Slovenia's largest brewer, will be dropped from the SBITOP index as of October 1, the LJSE said on Thursday. The company will remain a SBI20 component but will not be replaced in the blue chip index.
Lasko gained 0.37% to 30.16 euro as just 167 shares changed hands on Friday.
LJSE's total turnover increased to 2.2 million euro ($3.1 million) from 2.0 million euro on Thursday. Bonds contributed 172,000 euro to total turnover on Friday, compared to 176,000 euro on Thursday.
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