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Sofia stock indices fall as Eurohold Bulgaria shares sink 2.51%

Author Mario Tanev
Sofia stock indices fall as Eurohold Bulgaria shares sink 2.51% Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 17 (SeeNews) - Bulgarian Stock Exchange indices closed lower on Tuesday, hit by a 2.51% decrease in the share price of financial and insurance group Eurohold Bulgaria [BUL:4EH].

The blue-chip SOFIX index closed the session 0.18% lower at 578.97 points, as other blue-chip decliners included Sirma Group Holding [BUL:SKK] and M+S Hydraulic [BUL:5MH], which lost 1.38% and 0.72%, respectively.

The wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, edged down 0.11% to 113.40 points, while the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, slid 0.08% to 506.44 points.

The BGREIT index, which tracks real estate investment trusts, closed 0.21% lower at 126.35 points.

Total regulated market trading turnover soared to 1.91 million levs ($1.1 million/1.0 million euro) on Tuesday from 379,000 levs on Monday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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