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Zagreb share indices leap, AD Plastik paces blue-chip gainers

Author Iskra Pavlova
Zagreb share indices leap, AD Plastik paces blue-chip gainers Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE)

ZAGREB (Croatia), April 6 (SeeNews) - The share indices of the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) rose for a third straight day on Monday, advancing by more than 5.0%, with the manufacturer of plastic products for the automotive industry AD Plastik [ZSE:ADPL] leading the blue-chip gainers, bourse data showed.

AD Plastik's shares jumped 14.06% to close at 146 kuna.

At the other end, telecommunications services provider Optima Telekom [ZSE:OPTE] was the sole blue-chip loser, shedding 1.95% to 6.02 kuna.

Blue-chip hotel operator Valamar Riviera [ZSE:RIVP] generated the largest single portion of total trading turnover for a second consecutive session on Monday. Its shares climbed 8.33% to close at 27.30 kuna in turnover of 6.9 million kuna.

The ZSE's total trading turnover more than doubled to 39.6 million kuna ($5.6 million/5.2 million euro) on Monday, from 16.7 million kuna on Friday. 

The bourse's 25-share benchmark CROBEX index jumped by 5.06% to 1,581.19 after gaining 0.91% on Friday.

The narrower of the ZSE's two blue-chip indices, the CROBEX10, which tracks the leading companies in terms of free float, market capitalisation and liquidity, rose 5.21% to 987.91 points on Monday after adding 1.42% on Friday. 

The fixed-income CROBIS index went down 0.09% to 111.3500.

(1 euro = 7.63628 kuna)