Bosnian SASE stock indices end mixed in trading week ended April 2, main ESBL index on the rise


SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 2 (SeeNews) – The stock indexes of the Bosnian Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) closed on Friday in a mixed manner, relative to their values ​​a week earlier, as the benchmark index of the other stock exchange in the country, in Banja Luka, closed above, the stock exchange data showed.

SASE’s benchmark SASX-10 10-share index closed Friday’s session at 765.46 points, up 0.61% from its March 26 close.

The larger SASX-30 index, which is made up of the 30 most liquid stocks in SASE, closed 0.51% higher at 1,444.47 points.

The SASE Index, the tracking investment fund, the BIFX, lost 0.21% to 926.36 points.

The Islamic SASX-BBI stock index, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), fell 0.15% to 9525.92 points. The index tracks 25 companies.

SASE’s revenue fell to Mk315,905 this week, from Mk2.1m ($ 1.3m / € 1.1m) last week.

SASE is based in the Federation, one of the two autonomous entities that make up Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Banja Luka Stock Exchange (ESBL) is based in the other entity, the Serbian Republic.

ESBL’s benchmark BIRS closed at 583.04 points on Friday, up 0.76% from its closing level on March 26.

The exchange’s total turnover fell to 1.1 million marka this week from 22.8 million marka last week.

Trading in government securities issued by the Serbian Republic contributed some Mk 21.5 million to total turnover last week, according to ESBL figures.

Nova Banka [BANJ:NOVB-R-E] contributed most of this week’s total turnover among ESBL companies, ie 750,000 marka. On Friday, the bank’s shares closed unchanged at 0.50 marka.

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)


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