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Petrol leads Ljubljana's blue chips, SBITOP rises

Author Iskra Pavlova
Petrol leads Ljubljana's blue chips, SBITOP rises Author: Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rights: All rights reserved

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), March 26 (SeeNews) - The blue-chip index of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) rose on Wednesday, with energy group Petrol [LJE:PETG] gaining most among the blue chips, bourse data showed.

The SBITOP index, which tracks the most liquid and capitalised stocks on the LJSE, added 0.24% to 726.98 points on Thursday, after gaining 2.68% on Wednesday.

Four of SBITOP's 11 components closed the session higher, five ended lower, and two remained unchanged.

Petrol paced the blue-chip gainers, advancing 1.79% to 285 euro ($313).

Trading in the shares of drug maker Krka [LJE:KRKG] contributed the largest turnover among the blue chips on Thursday - of 1.05 million euro.

The bourse did not provide a figure for its total daily turnover.

($ = 0.909499 euro)