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Sofia bourse SOFIX index falls, trade in Synthetica shares boosts turnover

Sofia bourse SOFIX index falls, trade in Synthetica shares boosts turnover Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 11 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) dropped by 0.23% to 570.64 points on Monday, dragged down mostly by Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) [BUL:CCB] which saw its share price decrease by 2.91%, bourse data showed.

Total turnover on the BSE's main market rose to 4.1 million levs ($2.4 million/2.1 million euro) on Monday from 1.5 million levs on Friday.

The most traded company on Monday was Synthetica [BUL:SYN]. A total of 55,063 shares in the company traded flat at an average price of 48.1666 levs on Monday, contributing 2.6 million levs to the daily turnover.

The BGBX40, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the BSE, went down 0.24% to 132.39 points, while the BGTR30 in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight fell by 0.18% to 648.38 points. Fertiliser producer Neochim [BUL:NEOH] topped the decliners' list among members of both indices as its shares erased 5.04% of their price.

The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, advanced by 0.18% to 160.52 points, due to a 0.92% increase in the share price of Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:BREF].

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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