The indexes of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange posted considerable declines in Wednesday's session. The SOFIX blue-chip index lost 1.71% of its value to 437.61 points. The broader BG40 shed 2.51%, to 120.10 points, while BGTR30 closed 2.33% down at 321.81 points. BGREIT slipped by 0.02% to 44.00 points.
BSE's overall turnover came to 1.62 mln leva, while the value of the over-the-counter trades amounted to nearly 81,000 leva as at 2:05 p.m. A total of 87 issues were traded on the day with 15 of the stocks posting price gains.
Infrastructure companies ended the day lower - Holding Roads (-3.01%, to 3.58 leva), Moststroy (-2.33%, to 5.06 leva) and Trace Group Hold (-4.59%, to 69.80 leva).
Most banking stocks also ended the day in negative territory - Central Cooperative Bank (-4.04%, to 1.45 leva), First Investment Bank (-2.06%, to 2.85 leva) and Bulgarian-American Credit Bank (-2.82%, to 14.10 leva). Corporate Commercial Bank's stock price went up by 1.77%, to 53.94 leva.
Chimimport's common stock depreciated by 2.01%, to 2.49 leva per share, while the preferred stock of the company lost 1.88% of its value to 2.45 leva per share.
Stara Planina Hold's stock price went down by 1.20% to 1.65 leva per share. A total of 15,000 shares in the company changed hands in a single trade. M+S Hydraulic shed 3.27%, to 4.44 leva per share on the day.
Eurohold Bulgaria lost 3.65%, to 1.32 leva per share, while Euroins advanced by 0.61%, to 1.65 leva per share.
Agria Group Holding was among today's gainers, advancing by 2.02% to 4.05 leva per share.