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Sofia bourse SOFIX edges up, NIF Dynamic boosts turnover

Sofia bourse SOFIX edges up, NIF Dynamic boosts turnover Author: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 8 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) edged up by 0.01% on Wednesday, mainly backed by a 1.95% increase in Holding Varna [BUL:HVAR].

A total of 48 shares in Holding Varna traded at an average price of 40.3917 levs on the floor of the Sofia bourse on Wednesday, bourse data showed.

Total turnover on the BSE's main market went up to 3.5 million levs ($2.1 million/1.8 million euro) on Wednesday from 1.2 million levs on Tuesday.

The most traded company was National Investment Fund Dynamic (NIF Dynamic) [BUL:DYN]. A total of 115,600 in NIF Dynamic traded flat at an average price of 10.1200 levs, generating some 1.2 million levs of the daily trading turnover.

The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, rose 0.37% to 129.03 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, added 0.40% to 634.82 points. Both indices were positively influenced predominantly by Stara Planina Hold [BUL:SPH] which saw its shares gain 8.00%.

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, was unchanged at 163.13 points.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)