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Sofia stock indices close higher as turnover remains high

Author Mario Tanev
Sofia stock indices close higher as turnover remains high Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), December 12 (SeeNews) - Bulgarian Stock Exchange indices ended in green territory on Thursday, as the session was marked by a higher than usual turnover of 1.6 million levs.

Total regulated market trading turnover amounted to 3.3 million levs in the previous trading session.

The blue-chip SOFIX index added 0.10% to 543.5 points on Thursday, as software group Sirma Group Holding led gainers with a 3.28% rise. 

The two other gainers among blue chips on Thursday were Central Cooperative Bank [BUL:4CF] and diversified group Chimimport [BUL:6C4], with rises of 1.32% and 0.63%.

The wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, increased 0.08% to 108.55 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, advanced 0.18% to 495.74 points.

The BGREIT index, which tracks the performance of real estate investment trusts, closed unchanged at 130.14 points.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)