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BRIEF: Stock market opens lower on Friday

January 24, 2014

Agerpres, Bucharest, Romania

Jan. 24 -- BUCHAREST -- The Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) opened lower the trading session on Friday, all indices having registered declines after the first 30 minutes since the session opening. The BET-C general index dropped 0.2 percent and the BET index reflecting the developments in the 10 most liquid stocks declined 0.11 percent half hour after the trading session opening, although both indices increased in the opening. The BET-FI index of the financial investment companies (SIFs) opened higher, but then dropped 0.05 percent from the opening value. At the same time, the ROTX index decreased 0.16 percent since opening and the BET-XT blue-chip extended index of the 25 most liquid stocks opened slightly higher, but then it declined 0.14 percent after the first half hour of trading. The BET-NG index of the companies in the energy and utilities sector opened lower and lost 0.16 percent in the same time interval. The BET-BK index, the investment funds weighted capitalization index, dropped 0.19 percent. The BVB liquidity amounted to 135,879 euros after the first 30 minutes since the trading opening. The most liquid shares were those of Electroputere Craiova, Romcarbon Buzau and Proprietatea Fund . ___ (c)2014 Agerpres, Bucharest, Romania Visit Agerpres, Bucharest, Romania at Distributed by MCT Information Services

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Source: Agerpres (Romania)

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