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Sofia bourse indices drop on losses in Eurohold, Zarneni Hrani

Author Radomir Ralev
Sofia bourse indices drop on losses in Eurohold, Zarneni Hrani Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), July 22 (SeeNews) - The share indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) all closed lower on Friday, with a decline in energy and insurance group Eurohold Bulgaria [BUL:EUBG] and diversified group Zarneni Hrani Bulgaria [BUL:T43], bourse data showed.

The blue-chip SOFIX index fell 1.35% to 600.63 points. Eurohold led the decliners among SOFIX constituents, closing 6.54% lower at 2.0 levs in a trading volume of 3,300 shares.

The wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, declined 0.83% to 140.98 points, dragged down by a 7.22% slide in Zarneni Hrani Bulgaria to 0.18 levs.

The BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, erased 0.14% to 734.66 points, mostly on the back of losses in Eurohold, and resort operator Albena [BUL:ALB], which slipped 3.40% to 28.4 levs.

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, closed 0.10% lower at 185.21 points, brought down by a 1.32% decline in Advance Terrafund REIT [BUL:ATER] to 3.0 levs.

Agribusiness company Agria Group Holding [BUL:AGH] was the most traded stock on the BSE, generating over half of the total main market turnover. Agria Group Holding closed 1.67% lower at 29.40 levs with 14,730 shares traded.

Total turnover on the BSE's main market reached 729,711 levs ($382,255/373,095 euro) on Friday, down from 988,179 levs on Thursday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

 
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