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Sofia bourse indices close higher, TBS Group leads blue-chip gainers

Sofia bourse indices close higher, TBS Group leads blue-chip gainers Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 9 (SeeNews) - All indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) closed on positive territory on Thursday, supported by gains in Telelink Business Services Group (TBS Group) [BUL:TBS] and express delivery company Speedy [BUL:SPDY], bourse data showed.

The blue-chip SOFIX went up 0.12% to 566.12 points.

TBS Group topped the blue-chip gainers with a 1.88% increase in its share price. A total of 7,994 shares in TBS Group traded at an average price of 15.9699 levs on the floor of the Sofia bourse on Thursday.

A 2.80% increase in the shares of Speedy backed 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.

The BGBX40 rose by 0.29% to 129.41 points, while the BGTR30 climbed up by 0.09% to 635.39 points.

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, added 0.18% to 163.42 points, mainly supported by a 0.44% increase in the shares of Bulgarian Real Estate Fund [BUL:BREF].

Total turnover on the BSE's main market fell to some 1.4 million levs ($845,300/715,800 euro) on Thursday from 3.5 million levs on Wednesday.

The most traded company on Thursday was the Sofia bourse operator itself [BUL:BSE]. A total of 129,942 of its shares changed hands 1.12% lower at an average price of 8.8014 levs, contributing over 1.1 million levs to the daily trading turnover.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)