All four indexes of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) ended today's session in positive territory. This can be put down either to the initial public offering of shares in Railway Infrastructure Holding Company, which kicked off today, or to the decisions that are to be taken at the numerous general shareholders' meetings scheduled for this week.
The SOFIX blue-chip index advanced by 1.41% to 1,151.85 points, while the broader BG40 index added 0.79% to 306.88 points. The BG REIT closed 0.26% higher at 93.36 points, while the BG TR30 index gained 0.4% to 773.12 points.
BSE's turnover amounted to 11.08 mln leva today. Deals in bonds accounted for 8.24 mln leva of the figure. A total of 110 issues were traded on BSE today. The number of advancers stood at 51.
Most of the declining issues traded on BSE's Official market recovered part of their losses today.
Lead & Zinc Complex's stock price went up by 4.34% to an average of 35.48 leva per share, while Orgachim advanced by 2.04% to an average of 290 leva per share.
Central Cooperative Bank closed 5.32% up at an average of 4.95 leva per share. A total of 12,787 shares in the company traded hands on the day. Industrial Holding Bulgaria was also among BSE's gainers today. Th stock of the company appreciated by 3.93% to an average of 6.93 leva per share.
A total of 11,277 shares in Stara Planina Hold changed hands today. The stock of the company added 1.09% to its value closing at 13.9 leva per share. Chimimport's stock ended the day 1.35% up at an average of 9.12 leva per share.
Sopharma's stock price remained unchanged at an average of 5.85 leva per share for yet another day.
Some of the decliners included Oil & Gas Exploration & Production (-3.85%, to 7.5 leva per share), Synergon Holding (-1.1%, to 7.91 leva per share) and etc.
The prices of the stocks of Some of the companies traded on BSE's Unofficial market underwent significant changes today. Slantse Stara Zagora - Tabac's stock appreciated by 58.44% to an average of 11.14 leva per share. The auction for the sale of Bulgartabac Holding's stake in the company will kick off on July 11 (for the minority stake) and July 14 (for the majority stake).
Industrial Fund's stock price jumped by 98.02 to an average of 2 leva per share after 75 shares in the company changed hands on the day.
Web Media Group's stock price continued to rise. The stock of the company added 7.6% to its value closing at an average of 2.69 leva per share.
The stocks of infrastructure and banking companies ended today's session with gains. After yesterday's losses Moststroy recovered 3.17% today to an average of 130 leva per share. Holding Roads' stock price went up by 3.35% to an average of 957 leva per share. Trace Group Hold's stock price remained unchanged.
First Investment Bank closed 2.51% higher at an average of 7.07 leva per share, while Corporate Commercial Bank advanced by 1.92% to an average of 90.45 leva per share.
A total of 92,150 shares in Sopharma Trading changed hands in a single transaction at a price 4.58 leva apiece. The total volume of sSopharma Trading shares traded today amounted to 95,400. The average price of the stock went up by 2.01% to 4.58 leva per share.