SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 1 (SeeNews) – The share indices of Bosnia’s Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) and the Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE) closed higher on Friday, compared to their values a week earlier, bourse data showed.
The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the SASE ended Friday’s session at 924.72 points, up 0.62% compared with its closing value on March 25.
The broader SASX-30 index, which is composed of the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, went up 0.37% to 1,678.84 points.
The SASE index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed at 826.97 points, 1.70% higher compared with March 25.
The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), rose 1.31% to 10,948.80 points. The index tracks 25 companies.
SASE’s turnover came in at 28.66 million marka ($16.2 million/14.7 million euro) this trading week, up from 800,366 marka last week. A total of 1,503,701 shares changed hands in 95 transactions.
Telco BH Telecom [SAJ:BHTSR] generated the highest revenue on SASE this week, of 467,488 marka. Its shares closed 2.93% higher on Friday at 12.66 marka.
The SASE is based in the Federation, one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The BLSE is based in the other entity, the Serb Republic.
The BLSE’s benchmark index, the BIRS, closed at 786.72 points on Friday, up 1.16% compared to its closing value recorded a week earlier.
The bourse’s total trading turnover fell to 2 million marka this week from 29.7 million marka last week, as 84 transactions were carried out.
Telekom Srpske [BANJ:TLKM-R-A] generated the largest trading turnover, of 104,904 marka, on the BLSE’s official market this week. The company’s shares closed flat at 1.40 marka on Friday.
(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)