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Bosnian share indices close mixed in week ended Feb 14

Bosnian share indices close mixed in week ended Feb 14 Stock (Author: Fondul Proprietatea) License: all rights reserved.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), February 14 (SeeNews) – The share indices of Bosnia's two stock exchanges, in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, closed mixed on Friday, compared to the values recorded a week earlier, bourse data showed. 

The 10-share benchmark SASX-10 index of the Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) ended at 778.40 points on Friday, down from 791.07 on February 7.

The broader SASX-30 index, which is composed of the 30 most liquid stocks on the SASE, rose to 1,290.28 from 1,283.65. 

The SASE index tracking investment funds, the BIFX, closed at 880.89 points, down from last Friday's 890.53 points.

The Islamic stock index SASX-BBI, launched by the SASE and Bosna Bank International (BBI), fell to 10,200.04 points, from 10,226.88 last Friday. The index is tracking 25 companies.

SASE’s total trading turnover plummeted to 2.2 million marka in five sessions this week, from 21.8 million marka in five trading days last week. This week's turnover was generated in 102 transactions. 

SASE is based in the Federation, one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE) is based in the other entity, the Serb Republic.

The BLSE’s benchmark index, the BIRS, closed at 637.92 points, up 0.98% from last Friday's closing value.

Nova Banka [NOVB-R-E] generated the largest trading turnover, of 299,575 marka, on the BLSE official market this week. The company's shares closed at 0.6 marka on Friday, up 1.01% from last Friday's close.  

BLSE’s total trading turnover rose to 41.56 million marka in five sessions this week, from 39.45 million marka in five trading days last week. This week's turnover was generated in 220 transactions. 

Out of this week's total trading turnover, 40 million marka came from the sale of six-month Treasury bills on February 10. 

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)