MedLife tops prime decliners on Bucharest Stock Exchange, stock indices end in the red
BUCHAREST (Romania), January 21 (SeeNews) – Romanian private health service provider MedLife [BSE:M], led the declines among blue chips on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) on Friday, according to data from the exchange.
The total turnover of BVB shares amounted to some 1.04 billion lei (11.6 million dollars/10.2 million euros) on Friday, compared to 64 million lei on Thursday, said the BVB website. Friday’s turnover was boosted by Fondul Proprietatea [BSE:FP] disposal of a 4% stake in blue chip oil and gas group OMV Petrom [BSE:SNP] for a gross amount of 978 million lei.
MedLife led the blue-chip declines on Friday, as its share price lost 5.74% to 23 lei.
Banca Transilvania prime lender [BSE:TLV] share price fell 1.14% to 2.6 lei in the largest trading turnover during the session, 13 million lei.
OMV Petrom’s share price fell 3.09% to 0.4555 lei in the second highest turnover of the day of 10.64 million lei.
Premier Nuclear Power Plant Operator Nuclearelectrica [BSE:SNN] traded up 1.09% to 44.4 lei in the day’s third-highest turnover of 10.1 million lei.
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BET is the first index developed by BVB and represents the benchmark index for the local capital market. BET reflects the performance of the most traded companies on the BVB regulated market, excluding financial investment companies (FIS). It now includes 20 companies. BET-TR is the first total return index launched by BVB. It is based on the structure of the BET market benchmark. BET-TR tracks changes in the price of its component stocks and is adjusted to also reflect dividends paid by constituent companies.
BET-FI is the first sector index launched by BVB and reflects the evolution of the prices of FIS and other similar entities.
BET-BK was designed to be used as a benchmark by asset managers and other institutional investors.
BET-NG is a sector index that reflects the evolution of all companies listed on the BVB regulated market included in the energy and related utilities sector. The maximum index weighting a company can hold is 30%.
BET-XT tracks the price changes of the 25 most quoted companies on the BVB regulated market, including FIS.
BET-XT-TR is the total return version of the BET-XT index, which includes the top 25 Romanian companies listed on the BVB.
ROTX is an index developed by BVB in collaboration with the Vienna Stock Exchange. It tracks, in real time, the price changes of top-notch shares traded on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
BET AeRO is the first index for the AeRO market developed by BVB that reflects the price development of representative companies listed on the AeRO market that meet the criteria of liquidity and free-float market capitalization. It is a free-float, market capitalization-weighted index with a maximum weighting of 15% for an index constituent.
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