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Sofia bourse blue-chip index rises as Eurohold Bulgaria shares rebound

Author Mario Tanev
Sofia bourse blue-chip index rises as Eurohold Bulgaria shares rebound Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 16 (SeeNews) - The Bulgarian Stock Exchange blue-chip SOFIX index recorded back-to-back winning sessions, as Eurohold Bulgaria shares rallied on Monday.

The SOFIX ended the session 0.24% higher at 580.02 points, while the financial and insurance group led gainers on the exchange on Monday, adding 6.42% to erase recent losses.

The wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, edged up 0.04% to 113.53 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, erased 0.23% to 506.87 points.

The BGTR30 was dragged down by Central Cooperative Bank [BUL:4CF], which dropped 3.35%, followed by Doverie United Holding [BUL:5DOV] and Industrial Holding Bulgaria [BUL:4ID] with decreases of 2.96% and 2.86%, respectively.

The BGREIT index, which tracks real estate investment trusts, closed 0.13% lower at 126.61 points.

Total regulated market trading turnover amounted to some 379,000 levs ($213,000/194,000 euro).

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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