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Trace Group Hold leads Bulgarian blue-chip decliners, SOFIX falls

Author Mario Tanev
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SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 16 (SeeNews) - Bulgarian construction company Trace Group Hold [BUL:T57] fell the most among blue chips on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange on Wednesday, bourse data showed.

Trace Group Hold shares closed 3.23% lower at 4.2 levs ($2.5/2.1 euro) in a trading volume of 1,326 shares.

Central Cooperative Bank [BUL:4CF] was the top blue-chip gainer on Wednesday, closing 1.39% higher at 1.82 levs.

The blue-chip SOFIX index edged down 0.09% to 642.57 points on Wednesday, after losing 0.17% on Tuesday.

The BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, added 0.02% to 127.66 points, following a 0.21% decrease on Tuesday.

The BG-REIT index, which tracks the performance of real estate investment trusts, fell 0.29% to 114.88 points, after closing 0.30% higher on Tuesday.

The BG TotalReturn30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight, decreased 0.21% to 532.53 points on Wednesday, after declining by 0.21% on Tuesday.

Total trading turnover on BSE's regulated market rose to 202,600 levs on Wednesday from 123,700 levs on Tuesday.

Diversified group Chimimport [BUL:6C4] was the most traded blue chip, as 10,088 of its shares changed hands at a weighted average price of 2.26 levs.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)