February 1 (SeeNews) - All four main indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) closed in green territory on Wednesday, with real estate investment trust (REIT) FairPlay Properties [BUL:FPP] surging by 20.83% to 0.87 levs with 15,731 shares traded.
The stock boosted the BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the BSE. The company announced earlier in the day that it acquired real estate in capital Sofia from its majority shareholder FairPlay International. BGBX40 was also helped by diversified group Stara Planina Hold [BUL:SPH], which gained 4.17% to 10.00 levs, and fertiliser producer Neochim [BUL:NEOH], which advanced by 2.44% to 42.00 levs. Eventually, the index closed 0.20% higher at 142.05 points.
Neochim was the top gainer in blue-chip index SOFIX, which inched up by 0.03% to 615.10 points.
At the same time, the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, went up by 0.24% to 742.83 points. The index was supported by Stara Planina Hold and Neochim.
Finally, the BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, climbed by 0.26% to 188.54 points. The only gainer in the index was Advance TerraFund REIT [BUL:ATER], which added 1.19% to 3.41 levs.
Total turnover on the main market of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange plunged to 426,382 levs ($238,033/218,006 euro) on Wednesday from 1.21 million levs on Tuesday.
The top stock by turnover was drugmaker Sopharma [BUL:SFA], generating 154,000 levs. The stock closed 1.35% lower at 4.40 levs with 35,000 shares traded.
(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)