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Sofia bourse's SOFIX index rises in flattish turnover

Author Radomir Ralev
Sofia bourse's SOFIX index rises in flattish turnover Author: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), July 26 (SeeNews) - The four main indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) closed mixed for the second day in a row, with the blue-chip SOFIX adding 1.36% to 605.85 points, bourse data showed.

Insurance and energy group Eurohold [BUL:EUBG] led the way among blue-chip risers with a 10.05% to 2.08 levs. That was not enough to prevent a slip of 0.07% in the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, to 735.57 points.

The wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, rose 0.66% to 141.34 points, on the back of the rise in Eurohold and a 3.31% increase of the share price of Sirma Group Holding [BUL:SGH] to 0.78 levs.

The BGREIT, which tracks seven real estate investment trusts, went down 0.30% to 184.96 points. The decline was led by a 0.80% drop in Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:BREF] to 2.48 levs.

Agria Group Holding [BUL:AGH] generated turnover of 174,000 levs, contributing the most to the day's total on the BSE main market. Agria Group Holding closed flat at 29.0 levs.

Total turnover on the BSE's main market went down to 426,507 levs ($221,300/218,100 euro) on Tuesday from 425,980 levs a day earlier.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)