Sopharma leads Bulgarian blue-chip gainers, SOFIX rises

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SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 19 (SeeNews) – Bulgarian drug producer Sopharma [BUL:3JR] rose the most among the blue-chip companies on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday, bourse data showed.

Sopharma closed 2.51% higher at 4.449 levs ($2.53/2.26 euro) in a trading volume of 8,068 units.

Resort operator Albena [BUL:6AB] led the blue-chip decliners on Monday, closing 3.90% lower at 64.004 levs as just two of its shares changed hands on the Sofia bourse.

Industrial conglomerate Chimimport [BUL:6C4] was the most traded blue-chip on Monday as 199,689 of the company shares changed hands at an average price of 1.769 levs.

BSE's total trading turnover fell to 655,000 levs on Monday, compared to 1.35 million levs on Friday.

The blue-chip SOFIX index rose 0.12% to 685.96 points, after rising 0.21% on Friday.

The broader BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the BSE, added 0.09% to 131.42 points, following an decrease of 0.01% on Friday.

The BG-REIT index, which tracks the performance of real estate investment trusts, decreased by 0.04% to 110.76 points on Monday. On Friday, the index ticked down 0.48%.

The BG TotalReturn30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, rose 0.26% to 521.57 points, after dropping by 0.02% on Friday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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