The Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) booked a record low trading turnover in the last session of the week. It remains only to be seen whether investors' wariness will continue until the end of the month when EC's report on Bulgaria will be published and the companies will make their H1 results public. Let us not forget that the holiday season already kicked off.
The value of the deals sealed on BSE's regulated market stood at a record low 1.95 mln leva today. A total of 114 issues were traded on the day with 47 of the companies ending the day with gains. The value of the transactions sealed on the over-the-counter market amounted to 531,000 leva.
The SOFIX, BG40 and BG TR30 indexes ended today's session on positive territory. The blue-chip index advanced by 0.74% to 114.76 points. The broader BG40 edged 0.4% up to 297.03 points, while the BG TR30 index of best performers in total return closed 0.61% higher at 755.29 points. The BGREIT index of real estate investment trusts skidded 0.53% lower to 94.65 points.
None of the indexes, however, managed to post a weekly gain. The SOFIX lost 2.34% over the last five days, while the BG40 shed 3.12%. The BG REIT and BG TR30 lost 1.33% and 1.67%, respectively, on a weekly basis.
A total of 15 of the stocks included in the calculation of the BG40 index posted weekly gains. Industrial Capital Holding was BG40's biggest advancer this week. The stock of the company appreciated by 5.23% to 8.25 leva per share over the last five days.
The stock price of Elhim Iskra went up by 3.81% to an average of 4.9 leva per share. Odessos Shiprepair Yard's stock advanced by 3.52% to an average of 242.54 leva per share.
Biggest decliners today included Polimeri (-7.78%, to 4.15 leva per share), Aroma (-7.64%, to 2.9 leva per share) and Devin (-5.92%, to 4.61 leva per share).
See the table for more details on the performance of BG40's stocks this week:
|Company||June 27||July 4||Change %|
|4I8/Industrial Capital Holding||7.84||8.25||5.23|
|5ODE/Odessos Shiprepair Yard||234.3||242.54||3.52|
|5V2/Holding Varna A||28.19||29||2.87|
|5SR/Stara Planina Hold||5.32||5.46||2.63|
|5BR/Bulgarian River Shipping||4.88||4.88||0|
|5BA/Bulgarian Holding Company||5.84||5.73||-1.88|
|5OTZ/Lead & Zinc Complex||33.75||32.06||-5.01|
|4BJ/Bulgarska Roza Sevtopolis||2.11||2||-5.21|
|5MY / Moststroy||130.41||122.76||-5.87|
Data courtesy of Bulgarian Stock Exchange