SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 25 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) closed 0.62% higher at 613.72 points on Tuesday on the back of a 5.31% increase in the shares of Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) [BUL:CCB], bourse data showed.
As many as 3,810 CCB shares changed hands at an average price of 1.1820 levs on the floor of the Sofia bourse.
CCB's performance also impacted positively the BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse and the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight. Both indices added 0.53% - to 139.14 points and 670.54 points, respectively.
The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, fell 0.28% to 165.77 points due to a 1.36% decline in Advance Terrafund REIT [BUL:ATER].
Total turnover on the BSE's main market halved to 1.1 million levs ($634,300/562,400 euro) from 2.1 million levs on Monday.
The most traded company on Tuesday was venture capital firm Eleven Capital [BUL:11C]. A total of 18,555 shares in the company changed hands 15.38% lower at an average price of 15.2193 levs, contributing 282,400 levs in turnover.
(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)
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