The short week on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) brought declines for three of the indexes despite the two positive sessions on Wednesday and Friday. The SOFIX blue-chip index shed 3.23% of its value on Thursday dropping again below 500 points.
The indexes ended today's session higher after having spent post of the day in negative territory: SOFIX (+0.28%, to 491.20 points), BG 40 (+0.88%, to 133.70 points), BG REIT (+1.16%, to 48.67 points) and BG TR30 (+0.79%, to 367.94 points).
BSE's overall turnover came close to 10 mln leva. A total of nearly 2 mln shares in Sopharma (1.5% of the capital of the company) traded hands at a price of 4.1 leva per share, or a total of 8.2 mln leva. Sopharma's stock appreciated by 0.46% to 4.17 leva per share.
A total of 89 issues were traded on the day with 38 of the stocks posting price gains.
Three of the indexes posted weekly declines. These are SOFIX (-2.57%), BG 40 (-0.59%) and BG TR30 (-0.98%). BG REIT advanced by (+0.75%).
The performance of the indexes in September is as follows: SOFIX (+6.48%), BG 40 (+4.27%), BG REIT (+10.06%) and BG TR30 (+6.97%).
The indexes are in positive territory since the start of the year: SOFIX (+36.95%), BG 40 (+24.01%), BG REIT (+0.29%) and BG TR30 (+34.87%).
A total of 10 companies included in the calculation of BG40 posted weekly stock price gains. Bulgarska-Roza Sevtopolis was the biggest gainer advancing by 5.00%, to an average of 1.47 leva per share.
Elhim Iskra's average stock price went up by 4.88%, to 2.15 leva per share. Toplivo was the third best performer over the week advancing by 2.59%, to 5.55 leva per share.
See the table for more details on the weekly performance of BG40's stocks:
|Company||18 Sept||25 Sept||Change%|
|T57/Trace Group Hold||79,41||80,28||1,1|
|5SR/Stara Planina Hold||2,01||2,03||1|
|6C9/Corporate Commercial Bank||53,58||54,09||0,95|
|5OTZ/Lead & Zinc Complex||15,68||15,8||0,77|
|6F3/FairPlay Properties REIT||0,47||0,47||0|
|5ODE/Odessos Ship Repair Yard||124,66||122||-2,13|
|5BU/Bulgaria Real Estate Fund||0,45||0,44||-2,22|
|T43/Zarneni Hrani Bulgaria||0,81||0,79||-2,47|
|4CF/Central Cooperativer Bank||1,61||1,57||-2,48|
|5BN/Bulgarian American Credit Bank||20,29||19,75||-2,66|
|5F4/First Investment Bank||3,33||3,16||-5,11|