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Trace Group Hold leads blue-chip gainers, SOFIX edges up

Trace Group Hold leads blue-chip gainers, SOFIX edges up hxdbzxy/

SOFIA (Bulgaria), August 1 (SeeNews) - Construction company Trace Group Hold [BUL:T57] was the biggest blue-chip gainer on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange on Wednesday, bourse data shows.

Trace Group Hold shares closed 2.57% higher at 4.0 levs on Wednesday in a turnover of 45 shares.

Software developer Sirma Group Holding [BUL:SKK] was the most traded blue-chip on Wednesday, as 43,591 shares changed hands at an average price of 0.8607 levs.

Total trading turnover on the regulated market of the Sofia bourse amounted to 158,226 levs ($94,476/80,900 euro) on Wednesday.

Diversified group Holding Varna [BUL:5V2] led the blue-chip decliners, falling by 4.81% to 35.6 levs.

The blue-chip SOFIX index added by 0.10% to 634.68 points.

The wider BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, rose 0.15% to 122.89 points.

The BG-REIT index, which tracks the performance of real estate investment trusts (REITs), closed 0.01 lower at 115.85 points.

The BG TotalReturn30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, decreased 0.17% to 526.36 points.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)