BRD leads blue chip declines on Bucharest stock exchange, most stock indices drop
BUCHAREST (Romania), October 25 (SeeNews) – Romanian lender BRD Société Générale [BSE:BRD] led the declines among Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) blue chips on Monday, as most indices closed in red, according to stock exchange data.
Total turnover of BVB shares amounted to some 103 million lei ($ 24 million / 21 million euros) on Monday, compared to 34 million lei on Friday, the BVB website reported.
BRD led the blue chip declines, with its share price falling 2.09% to 18.78 lei.
Prime lender Banca Transilvania [BSE:TLV] share price fell 1.17% to 2.5450 lei in the largest trading turnover during the session, by 25 million lei.
Leading natural gas producer Romgaz [BSE:SNG] gained 0.95% to 37.3 lei in the second highest turnover of the day of 17.2 million lei.
First-class nuclear power plant operator Nuclearelectrica [BSE:SNN] increased 1.88% to 40.7 lei in the third highest turnover of the day of 15.34 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-FI is the first sector index launched by the BVB and reflects the price variations of RIS and other similar entities.
BET-BK has been 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 changes 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.
BET AeRO is the first index for the AeRO market developed by BVB that reflects the price performance 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 any component of the index.
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