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Sofia bourse share indices close lower on 7.2% drop in Eurohold

Sofia bourse share indices close lower on 7.2% drop in Eurohold Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 19 (SeeNews) - The share indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) declined on Wednesday, dragged down mainly by a drop of 7.20% in the share price of energy and finance group Eurohold Bulgaria [BUL:EUBG], bourse data showed.

As many as 16,030 Eurohold shares changed hands at an average price of 2.4322 levs on the Sofia bourse on Wednesday.

The blue-chip SOFIX index went down by 1.22% to 631.58 points.

The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, decreased by 1.02% to 143.12 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, erased 0.52% to 687.82 points.

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, fell 0.25% to 167.53 points due to a 2.39% decrease in the share price of Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:BREF].

Total turnover on the BSE's main market rose to 1.7 million levs ($985,400/869,200 euro) from 637,400 levs on Tuesday.

The most traded company on Wednesday was Roy Property Fund REIT [BUL:RPF]. A total of 127,410 shares in the REIT changed hands flat at an average price of 7.30 levs, generating 930,100 levs of the BSE's total turnover for the day.

(1 euro = 195583 levs)

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