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Sofa bourse blue-chip index closes lower, Eurohold leads decliners

Sofa bourse blue-chip index closes lower, Eurohold leads decliners Author: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 14 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) fell by 0.70% to 643.66 points on Friday, dragged down by a 3.23% decline in the share price of energy and finance group Eurohold [BUL:EUBG], bourse data showed.

As many as 4,030 shares in Eurohold changed hands at an average price of 2.2841 levs on the BSE on Friday, BSE data showed.

The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, went up by 0.08% to 145.18 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, advanced by 0.72% to 699.32 points. The rise in both indices was mainly supported by a 5.13% increase in the share price of Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) [BUL:CCB].

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, closed 1.58% higher at 167.33 points, mostly due to a 12.50% increase in CCB Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:CCBR].

Total turnover on the BSE's main market decreased to 518,700 levs ($303,100/265,200 euro) from 1.4 million levs on Thursday.

(1 euro = 195583 levs)

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