Bosnian share indices end week mixed, amid higher turnover

Oleksiy Mark/

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), November 2 (SeeNews) – The indices of Bosnia's two bourses, the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) and the Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE), ended the week mixed amid higher turnover, bourse data indicated on Friday.

SASE's 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index decreased 0.66% from last Friday to 633.94 points this week.

The broader SASX-30 index, which comprises the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, closed at 1,089.72 points, down 2.41% compared to last Friday.

The SASE index, tracking investment funds, the BIFX, rose 0.13% from last week to 738.37 points.

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), fell 2.35% to 10,293.94 points. The index tracks 25 companies.

SASE's total trading turnover came in at 10.1 million marka ($1.5 million/1.4 million euro), compared to 4.35 million marka last week.

Pharmaceutical co Bosnalijek [SAJ:BSNLR] was the most traded stock on SASE's official market. The stock generated a trading turnover of 24,630​ marka this week.

SASE is based in the Federation, one of the two autonomous entities that make up Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The BLSE is based in the other entity, the Serb Republic.

BLSE’s benchmark index, the BIRS, rose 1.21% from last Friday, reaching 551.54 points this week.

Hydro power producer Hidroelektrane na Vrbasu [BANJ:HELV-R-A] generated the biggest trading turnover of 87,991.41 marka on BLSE's official market this week.

BLSE’s total trading turnover reached 3.1 million marka this week, up from 2.7 million marka last week.

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)

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