Тhe indexes of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) shot higher on Thursday following three straight days of declines. The SOFIX blue-chip index advanced by 2.33%, to 447.82 points, while the broader BG40 gained 3.69% to 124.53 points.
BGREIT closed today's session 0.25% up at 44.11 points while BGTR30 advanced by 3.26%, to 332.31 points.
BSE's overall turnover came to 1.12 mln leva, while the value of the over-the-counter trades exceeded 242 000 leva as at 2:50 p.m.
A total of 76 issues were traded on the day with 51 of the companies posting stock price gains.
Albena Invest Holding (+8%, to 5.29 leva) and Industrial Holding Bulgaria (+7.00%, to 2.07 leva per share were the best performers on segment A of BSE's Official market)
Orgachim was the biggest advancer on the Official market today. The stock of the company appreciated by 10.92%, to 96.50 leva per shares after only 11 shares traded hands.
Sparky Eltos closed 8.00% up at 2.16 leva per share after 2,901 shares traded.
Unlike yesterday bankings stocks posted gains. Central Cooperative Bank Bank advanced by 2.97%, to 1.49 leva after 105 860 shares. First Investment Bank gained 3.51%, to 2.95 leva. The traded volume on the position came to 12 638 shares. Bulgarian-American Credit Bank's stock added 3.90% to its value, closing at 14.65 leva per share. Corporate Coomercial Bank was the only decliner on the day. The stock of the company depreciated by 1.74%, to 53.00 leva per share.
Agria Group Holding's stock price continued to grow. The stock of the company appreciated by 10.00%, to 4.46 leva per share, after only six shares traded.
The infrastructure companies ended today's session in positive territory. Trace Group Hold's stock price went up by 3.15%, to 72.00 leva per share after 269 shares traded. Holding Roads and Moststroy advanced by 3.38% and 0.79%, to 3.70 and 5.10 leva per share, respectively.
Energetics and Energy Savings Fund gained 9.97% on the day, to 1.10 leva per share, while the stock price of Bulgarian Investment Group slumped by 46.00%, to 0.27 leva per share.