The SOFIX blue-chip index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) was unable to stay afloat at the end of today's session slipping by 0.20% to 436.84 points.
Advancers on the day included BG 40 (+0.95%, to 124.74 points), BG REIT (+1.48%, to 41.72 points) and BG TR30 (+0.70%, to 329.44 points).
BSE's overall turnover came to 1.77 mln leva while the value of the over-the-counter trades came to nearly 154,000 leva as at 1.50 p.m. A total of 90 issues were traded on the day with 41 of the stocks posting price gains.
Corporate Commercial Bank's stock depreciated by 4.20%, which weighted on SOFIX. The stock of the bank ended today's session at a price of 51.64 leva per share after 16 shares traded.
The other banks posted advances on the the day as follows: Central Cooperative Bank (+2.96%, to 1.53 leva), First Investment Bank (+2.67%, to 2.96 leva) and Bulgarian-American Credit Bank (+3.70%, to 14.00 leva).
Albena's stock price went down by 9.21%, to 34.50 leva per share. A mere 10 shares in the company traded hands on the day.
The traded volume on the position of Sopharma amounted to 18,886 shares on the day. The stock appreciated by 0.53%, to 3.77 leva per share. Lead & Zinc Complex gained 2.13%, to 13.99 leva per share on the day.
Orgachim advanced by 4.70%, to 100.00 leva per share. Chimimport's preferred (+0.39%, to 2.61 leva) and common shares (+0.78%, to 2.60 leva) were also among today's advancers.
Euroins' stock price went up by nearly 1.60%, to 1.60 leva per share. The traded volume on the position amounted to 18,250 shares.
Holding Roads gained 2.71%, to 3.79 leva per share, while Enemona advanced by 1.63%, to 9.21 leva per share. Kaolin stock added 0.23%, to its value closing at 4.74 leva per share. ЕLARG Agricultural Land Opportunity Fund closed nearly 2% up at 0.85 leva per share.
Other decliners today included Industrial Holding Bulgaria (-3.26%, to 2.05 leva), Monbat (-0.43%, to 6.27 leva), Sparky Eltos (-0.17%, to 2.38 leva), Neochim (-4.02%, to 31.00 leva), M+S Hydraulic (-1.84%, to 3.73 leva), Albena (-9.21%, to 34.50 leva).
Stara Planina Hold (+1.45%, to 1.75 leva; 17 421 shares) and Momina Krepost (-2.27%, to 1.29 leva; 84 556 shares) were traded in high volumes on the day.