Tunis Stock Exchange: Tunindex closes Wednesday in red (-0.23%)

The stock market has endured its third consecutive session in the red. The benchmark index closed Wednesday's session down by 0.23% at 8878.88 points, in light trading with a volume of TND 1.6 million, as analysed by the brokerage firm "Tunisie Valeurs." SOMOCER led the session's rankings as the ceramic specialist's stock surged by 4.2% to TND 0.740, infusing the market with a modest sum of TND 8,000. The SAM stock continued its upward trajectory, with shares of the wood specialist rising by 2.7% to TND 3.780, despite generating meagre exchanges of TND 3,000 during the session. On a bearish note, TELNET shares shed 4.3% to TND 6.500, having attracted capital to the tune of TND 75,000. Hannibal Lease shares recorded a 4% decline, closing at TND 4.800, although the stock managed to amass a flow of TND 10,000 during the session. SFBT was the most sought-after stock of the session, mobilising capital totalling TND 250,000. The specialist in carbonated and alcoholic beverages maintained stability throughout the session, closing at TND 13.800. The stock has displayed a slight uptick of 2.3% since the beginning of the current year.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

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