All four indexes of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) ended today's session in negative territory. The SOFIX blue-chip index slipped by 1.94% to 445.21 points. The broader BG40 shed nearly 2% of its value, to 123.19 points. BG REIT closed 0.95% down at 44.01 points, while BGREIT skidded 2.72% lower to 329.48 points.
BSE's overall turnover exceeded 1 mln leva. The value of the over-the-counter trades stood at 1.06 mln leva as at 2:10 p.m. A total of 88 issues were traded on the day with 20 of the stocks posting price gains.
Corporate commercial bank (KTB) was one of the two gainers on BSE's Official market on the day. The stock of the company appreciated by 0.57% to 53.00 leva per share. The traded volume on the position came to 64 shares. The three banks posted stock price declines as follows: Central Cooperative Bank (-3.76%, to 1.51 leva), First Investment Bank (-3.00%, to 2.91 leva) and Bulgarian-American Credit Bank (-2.62%, to 14.51 leva).
Chimimport was also among today's decliners. The preferred stock of the company depreciated by 3.10%, to 2.50 leva per share, while the common stock shed 2.38%, to 2.54 leva.
A total of 10,188 shares in Holding Roads traded hands on the day. The stock depreciated by 4.65% to 3.69 leva per share. Moststroy's stock price went down by nearly 7%, to 5.18 leva per share. Trace Group Hold lost nearly 2.00%, closing at 73.16 leva per share.
Eurohold Bulgaria was also among today's decliners. The stock of the company depreciated by 4.93%, to 1.37 leva per share. The traded volume on the position came to 21,063 shares.
Lead & Zinc Complex's stock closed 3.13% down at 13.90 leva per share.
M+S Hydraulic's stock appreciated by 2.00%, to 4.59 leva per share in thin volume trade.