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Sofia bourse blue-chip index climbs up, Doverie United Holding shares add 10.8%

Sofia bourse blue-chip index climbs up, Doverie United Holding shares add 10.8%

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 27 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) started the week on green territory, adding 1.38% to 571.80 points, backed by a 10.79% increase in the share price of Doverie United Holding [BUL:DUH], bourse data showed on Monday.

As many as 162,029 shares in Doverie United Holding changed hands at an average price of 7.2648 levs on the floor of the Sofia bourse on Monday, contributing some 1.2 million levs ($717,900/613,500 euro) to the total turnover.

Turnover on BSE's main market amounted to 3.1 million levs, up from 2.6 million levs on Friday.

Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) [BUL:CCB] was another notable gainer among blue-chips on Monday as its shares rose 4.08%.

Doverie United Holding's gains supported the BGTR30 in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight. The index advanced by 0.61% to 649.83 points.

A 17.39% increase in the shares of Industrial Capital Holding [BUL:HIKA] helped the BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, close higher on Monday - by 1.07% to 133.51 points.

As many as 2,137 shares in Industrial Capital Holding traded at an average price of 3.0763 levs on Monday.

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, fell 0.58% to 160.65 points, mostly due to a 2.21% decline in the shares of Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:BREF].

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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