Yet another positive week for the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) has come to an end. The SOFIX continued to climb to new 2009 highs. The blue-chip index advanced by 0.74%, to 484.85 points today.
The broader BG 40 gained 1.44%, to 131.28 points, while BG TR30 advanced by 0.32%, to 357.35 points. BG REIT was the only decliner on the day slipping by 0.67%, to 45.68 points.
The weekly change is as follows: SOFIX (+5.90%, to 484.85 points), BG 40 (+3.93%, to 131.28 points), BG REIT (+2.030%, to 45.68 points) and BG TR30 (+4.71%, to 357.35 points).
The performance of the indexes in September is as follows: SOFIX (+5.11%), BG 40 (+2.39%), BG REIT (+3.30%) and BG TR30 (+3.89%).
SOFIX is the best performing index in 2009 gaining 35.18%. BG TR30 follows with а 30.98-percent advance, while BG 40 is up 21.77%. BG REIT is down 5.87%.
A total of 31 of the companies included in the calculation of the BG40 index posted weekly stock price advances.
Bulgarian-American Credit Bank was the best performer over the week. The stock of the bank appreciated by 20.76% to 18.67 leva per share. Toplivo (+18.96%, to an average price of 5.71 leva per share) and Neochim (+9.83%, to an average price of 38.99 leva) followed.
The biggest decliners over the week included Petrol (-5.45%, average price of 5.20 leva), Etropal (-2.76%, average price 1.76 leva) and BenchMark Fund Estates (-2.50%, average price of 0.39 leva per share).
See the table for more information on the performance of BG40's stocks over the week:
|Company||September 4||September 11||Change %|
|5BN/Bulgarian-American Credit Bank||15,46||18,67||20,76|
|4I8/Industrial Capital Holding||3,05||3,25||6,56|
|T43/Zarneni Hrani Bulgaria||0,77||0,82||6,49|
|5F4/First Investment Bank||3,02||3,2||5,96|
|4CF/Central Cooperative Bank||1,53||1,62||5,88|
|6C9/Corporate Commercial Bank||52,92||55,97||5,76|
|5BU/Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT||0,35||0,37||5,71|
|5SR/Stara Planina Hold||1,74||1,83||5,17|
|5OTZ/Lead & Zinc Complex||14,56||15,3||5,08|
|5MY / Moststroy||5,21||5,35||2,69|
|T57/Trace Group Hold||73,65||75,51||2,53|
|4EC/ЕLARG Agricultural Land Opportunity Fund REIT||0,94||0,95||1,06|
|5ODE/Odessos Ship Repair Yard||122,01||121,92||-0,07|
|4O1/Oil & Gas Exploration & Production||3,21||3,2||-0,31|
|6BMA/BenchMark Fund Estates||0,4||0,39||-2,5|