The SOFIX blue-chip index shed 4.31% to 1,022.74 today, bridging the gap to the psychological level of 1,000 points. The SOFIX last dropped this low in the beginning of October 2006.
The broader BG40 index declined by 4.76% to 258.71 pints, while the BGTR30 index of best performers in total return slipped by more than 4% to 681.13 points. The BGREIT index posted the smallest decline of 2.81%, closing at 89.18 points.
A total of 19,679 shares in Industrial Holding Bulgaria changed hands today. The stock price of the company plummeted by 9.29% to 5.85 leva per share.
Bulgarian River Shipping's slumped by more than 10% to 4.26 leva per share, while Bulgarska Roza Sevtopolis skidded 8.58% lower to 1.81 leva.
A total of 1,102 shares traded hands on the position of Orgachim today. The stock depreciated by 6.15% to 210.67 leva per share.
The stocks of Chimmport and Sparky Eltos declined by more that 5% each to 7.68 leva and 9.10 leva per share, respectively.
BSE's overall trading turnover amounted to over 40 mln leva today, which may be put down mainly tio thasale of the majority trade in Tobacco Company Plovdiv at a price of 36.569 leva per share. The turnover on the position stood at 31.67 mln leva.
Holding Roads' stock price declined by nearly 8% to 15.55 leva per share. The turnover on the position stood at 464 shares.
Peshtera-based Biovet's stock price plunged by 19% to 8 leva per share. The stock was last traded at this price on February 4, 2005.
The main indexes of the Bucharest Stock Exchange also lost over 4% on the day. The ВЕТ index declined by 4.65% to 5,410.76 points.