January 30 (SeeNews) - All four main indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) closed in green territory on Monday, with the blue-chip SOFIX advancing by 0.12% to 614.77 points, bourse data showed.
SOFIX top two gainers were Advance Terrafund REIT [BUL:ATER] and diversified group Chimimport [BUL:CHIM]. Advance Terrafund climbed by 1.51% to 3.36 levs, while Chimimport went up by 1.27% to 0.80 levs. Thus, the companies more than offset the index’ top loser, IT services management provider Telelink Business Services Group [BUL:TBS], which fell by 3.91% to 11.05 levs.
The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, increased by 0.72% to 141.66 points, showing the strongest growth. The index was boosted by Industrial Capital Holding [BUL:HIKA], which surged by 9.49% to 3.00 levs. Additionally, diversified group Stara Planina Hold [BUL:SPH] jumped by 9.09% to 9.60 levs and aluminium products manufacturer Alcomet [BUL:ALCM] gained 6.13% to 8.65 levs with 37,601 shares changing hands.
Stara Planina Hold also pushed up the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight. Eventually, the index closed 0.17% higher at 742.31 points.
Finally, the BGREIT, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, advanced by 0.13% to 186.56 points. The only gainer, Advance Terraund, more than offset the only loser, Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:BREF], which dipped by 0.97% to 2.04 levs.
Total turnover on the main market of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange more than doubled to 1.02 million levs ($568,169/521,518 euro) on Monday from 484,227 levs Friday.
Nearly a third of the turnover, or 325,249 levs, was generated by Alcomet. Earlier in the day, the company reported a non-consolidated net profit of 57.39 million for 2022, swinging from a loss of 140,000 levs a year earlier.
(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)