Romanian stock indices rise again, BRD tops blue chip winners
BUCHAREST (Romania), October 7 (SeeNews) – Romanian stock indices continued to climb on Thursday, as BRD lender Société Générale [BSE:BRD] led top-notch winners, data from Bucharest Stock Exchange, BVB said.
Total turnover from BVB shares stood at some 55 million lei ($ 13 million / 11 million euros) on Thursday, compared to 32 million lei on Wednesday, according to the BVB website.
The premier oil and gas group OMV Petrom [BSE:SNP] increased 0.76% to 0.4665 lei in the largest trading turnover during the session, by 12.22 million lei.
Prime lender Banca Transilvania [BSE:TLV] gained 1.9% to 2.68 lei in the second highest turnover of the day of 12.01 million lei.
BRD led the blue chip winners on Thursday, up 4% to 19.76 lei in the third-highest turnover of the day of 10.6 million lei.
BET is the first index developed by BVB and represents the benchmark index for the local capital market. The BET reflects the performance of the most traded companies on the BVB regulated market, excluding financial investment companies (SIF). It now includes 20 companies.
BET-TR is the first total return index launched by BVB. It is based on the structure of the benchmark BET market index. BET-TR tracks changes in the price of its component shares and is adjusted to also reflect dividends paid by the constituent companies.
BET Plus follows the price changes of Romanian companies listed on the BVB regulated market that meet the minimum liquidity and free float selection criteria. Financial investment companies are excluded from the index.
BET-FI is the first sector index launched by the BVB and reflects the price variations of RIS 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 BVB’s regulated market included in the energy and related utilities sector. The maximum index weight that a company can hold is 30%.
BET-XT tracks the price movements of the 25 most listed companies on the BVB regulated market, including RIS.
BET-XT-TR is the total return version of the BET-XT index, which includes the 25 most traded Romanian companies listed on the BVB.
ROTX is an index developed by BVB in collaboration with the Vienna Stock Exchange. It follows, in real time, the price changes of blue chip shares traded on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
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