SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 23 (SeeNews) – The blue-chip SOFIX index of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) fell 0.01% to 550.18 points on Wednesday after the share price of pharmaceutical company Sopharma. had fallen by 4.95% [BUL:SFA], stock market data showed.
A total of 121,229 Sopharma shares were traded on Wednesday at an average price of Lev 3.62 per share.
Another notable drop among the blue chips was poultry producer Gradus, whose shares lost 2.70% of their price. A total of 3,970 shares changed hands at an average price of 1.44 lev.
Sopharma said Wednesday that its CEO, Ognyan Donev, purchased 106,291 shares in the company at a weighted average price of Lev 3.65 each.
The broader BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most heavily traded stocks on the Sofia Stock Exchange, rose 0.42% to 123.35 points, while the BGTR30, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have the same weight, rose 0.53% to 591.36 points.
Both indices were supported by strong price gains from Doverie United Holding [BUL:DUH] – from 13.33%.
On Wednesday, 35,648 shares of Doverie United Holding were traded on the BSE at an average price of 6.69 levs.
The BGREIT index, which tracks seven real estate funds, fell by 0.29% to 153.82 points, mainly due to a decline in the share price of the Bulgarian real estate fund REIT. by 1.46% [BUL:BREF].
Total sales in the main BSE market fell on Wednesday from 2.8 million levs (1.7 million US dollars / 1.4 million euros) on Tuesday to 1.5 million levs (917,100 $ / 766,900 euros).
(1 euro = 1,95583 lev)