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Sofia bourse blue-chip index rises on gains in Eurohold

Sofia bourse blue-chip index rises on gains in Eurohold Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 17 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) increased by 0.39% to 643.66 points on Monday, supported by a 2.50% rise in the share price of energy and finance group Eurohold [BUL:EUBG], bourse data showed.

As many as 7,810 shares in Eurohold traded at an average price of 2.4004 levs on the BSE on Monday, BSE data showed. In the previous trading session they shed 3.23%.

The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, went up 0.21% to 145.49 points. Construction company Trace Group Hold [BUL:T57] paced the gainers among members of the BGBX40, with a 3.86% rise in the share price.

The BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, fell by 0.25% to 697.55 points, dragged down by a 3.67% drop in Industrial Holding Bulgaria [BUL:IHB].

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, closed 0.41% higher at 168.02 points due to a 2.07% increase in Advance Terrafund REIT [BUL:ATER].

Total turnover on the BSE's main market edged up to 529,348 levs ($308,600/270,600 euro) from 518,700 levs on Friday.

(1 euro = 195583 levs)

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