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Sofia bourse's blue-chip index ends losing run backed by Doverie United Holding

Sofia bourse's blue-chip index ends losing run backed by Doverie United Holding Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), February 21 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange closed 0.77% higher at 552.24 points on Friday, ending a three-day losing streak, bourse data showed.

Doverie United Holding [BUL:5DOV] gained most among the blue-chip companies, adding 2.94% to 5.25 levs ($2.91/2.68 euro), followed by Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:5BU], whose share price increased by 1.90% to 2.14 levs.

There were no losers among the members of the benchmark index on Friday.

The wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, rose by 0.70% to 110.15 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, gained 0.65% to 505.40 points.

Both indexes were backed mainly by a 4.60% rise in the share price of Trace Group Hold [BUL:T57].

The BGREIT index, which tracks real estate investment trusts, added 0.53% to 134.37 points, mostly supported by gains of Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:5BU].

Total regulated market turnover plunged to some 230,300 levs on Friday, from 1.7 million levs in the previous trading session.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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