The advance of the indexes on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) in the middle of the months is indicative of investors' upbeat mood. The SOFIX blue-chip index broke the 500-point mark and is staying above that level so far.
SOFIX shed 1.40%, to 504.16 points on the day after a long stretch of advances. The broader BG40 lost nearly 2% to 134.49 points. BG TR30 slipped by 0.84%, to 371.59 points. BG REIT was the only gainer on the day advancing by 1.28%, to 48.31 points.
A total of 202 941 shares in Eurohold traded hands on the day. The stock appreciated by 20% to 1.80 leva per share.
Trace Group Hold was also traded in high volumes. A total of 4,150 shares in the company changed hands. The stock appreciated by 3.19% to 81.00 leva.
The weekly performance of the indexes is as follows: SOFIX (+3.98%), BG 40 (+2.45%), BG REIT (+5.76%) and BG TR30 (+3.98%).
The monthly performance is as follows: SOFIX (+9.29%), BG 40 (+4.89%), BG REIT (+9.25%) and BG TR30 (+8.03%).
BG REIT is down 0.45% in 2009, while SOFIX is up by 40.57%. BG 40 and BGTR30 are up by 24.75% and 36.20%, respectively.
A total of 30 of the companies included in the calculation of the BG40 index are posting stock price gains over the week. Elhim Iskra is the biggest gainer advancing by 25.77%, to an average of 2.05 leva per share.
Oil & Gas Exploration & production is up by 25.00%, to 4.00 leva per share, while Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT gained 21.62%, to an average of 0.45 leva per share.
Some of the decliners over the week included Toplivo (-5.25%, to an average of 5.41 leva per share), Corporate Commercial Bank (-4.27%, to 53.58 leva) and Industrial Capital Holding (-3.38%, to 3.14 leva).
See the table for more information:
|Company||Sept 11.||Sept 18||Change%|
|4O1/Oil & Gas Exploration & Production||3,2||4||25|
|5BU/Bulgaria Real Estate Fund||0,37||0,45||21,62|
|5SR/Stara Planina Hold||1,83||2,01||9,84|
|T57/Trace Group Hold||75,51||79,41||5,16|
|5OTZ/Lead & Zinc Complex||15,3||15,68||2,48|
|5ODE/Odessos Ship Repair Yard||121,92||124,66||2,25|
|T43/Zarneni Hrani Bulgaria||0,82||0,81||-1,22|
|6BMA/BenchMark Fund Estates||0,39||0,38||-2,56|
|4I8/Industrial Capital Holding||3,25||3,14||-3,38|
* Data BSE