SOFIX dropped 6.59% to 1391.92. The blue chip index fell below its level from a year ago. On January 23 it stood at 1412.71. The indicator has lost nearly 29% since October 2007.
BG40 recorded one of its greatest daily slides – 8.41% to 399.02 points. The last time the broad indicator was around those levels was in August 2007. BGTR30 fell 7.13% to 889.5. That makes BGREIT’s 1.72% decline to 98.64 look moderate.
BSE’s daily turnover reached 14.588 mln leva (7.458 mln euros). 29 out of 149 active issues ended on positive territory, 14 remained unchanged. The value of block and other reported OTC transactions stood at 4.835 mln leva (2.472 mln euros).
A total of 73,253 shares changed hands on the Official Market of Equities, Segment A. Turnover on that segment reached 735,474 leva. The most serious loss here is that of Synergon Holding – 8.69% to an average of 11.24 leva. 29,252 shares of the holding changed hands today at prices between 10.51 and 12.2 leva.
Industrial Holding Bulgaria fell 6.73% to an average of 8.45 leva at a turnover of 32,022 shares.
251,581 shares changed hands on Official Market, Segment B. Turnover reached 3.617 mln leva (1.849 mln euros). Holding Varna A was the biggest decliner on that segment. The stock fell 9.17% to an average of 38.62 leva at a turnover of 718 shares.
CCB lost 8.12% to an average of 7.69 leva at after 19,251 shares changed hands.
Sopharma shed 7.1% to 7.33 leva. Investors transacted 34,639 shares at prices between 6.92 and 7.85 leva.
The following also dropped more than 5%: Bulgarian River Shipping AD (-6.96% to an average of 7.49 leva), Orgachim (-5.44% to 520.24 leva) and Lead and Zinc Complex (-5.05% to 73.07 leva).
Monbat and Chimimport fell 4.95% to 11.72 leva and 4.5% to 23.97 leva, respectively. The transacted volumes were relatively higher on these positions.
The only advancing stocks on that segment were Petrol and Oil and Gas Exploration and Development. Shares of the fuel distributor added 12.8% to an average of 5.64 leva, and those of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production eked 0.51% to 11.85 leva.
Eurohold Bulgaria lost 5.86% to 5.64 leva at a turnover of 151,328 shares. Kaolin fell 5.34% to 14.52 leva. Some 35,436 shares changed hands today between 13.8 and 15.5 leva.