SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 23 (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 lower, the stock exchange data showed.
The Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) 10-share benchmark SASX-10 closed Friday’s session at 749.66 points, up 1.60% from its April 16 close.
The larger SASX-30 index, which is made up of the 30 most liquid stocks in the SASE, closed 0.25% lower at 1,426.19 points.
The SASE Index, the tracking investment fund, the BIFX, added 0.58% to 925.90 points.
The Islamic SASX-BBI stock index, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), fell 0.17% to 9,545.84 points. The index tracks 25 companies.
SASE’s turnover more than doubled to 1.1 million marka ($ 679,000 / 562,000 euros) this week, compared to 420,400 marka 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 580.82 points on Friday, down 0.25% from its closing level on April 16.
The exchange’s total turnover climbed to 7 million marka this week from 278,968 marka last week.
Some 5 million marka of this week’s total turnover was generated by trading in treasury bills.
Lender Nova Banka [BANJ:NOVB-R-E] contributed most of this week’s total turnover among ESBL companies, 800,000 marka. On Friday, the company’s shares closed unchanged at 0.50 marka.
(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)