The Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) indices on Friday rose by more than 1.8%, with stocks of the Agrokor food and retail concern being in the focus of investor interest again.
After going down for four days, the Crobex index grew 1.84% to 1,989.27 points while the Crobex10 grew 1.86% to 1,156.87 points.
Regular turnover was HRK 49.9 million, almost the same as on Thursday.
ZSE director Ivana Gazic said that the stocks of six companies from the Agrokor concern -- Jamnica, Tisak, Belje, Ledo, Zvijezda and PIK Vinkovci -- had been put in the ZSE observation segment because their bank accounts were blocked.
These companies were later joined by one of the biggest companies of the Agrokor concern, the Konzum retail chain.
The Ledo ice-cream and frozen food producer turned over HRK 18.5 million, the highest turnover today, and the price of its shares dropped 1.16% to HRK 5,120.
Ledo said its management was working actively on resolving the current situation and ensuring the continuation of its operations.
The Jamnica beverage company turned over slightly more than HRK 6 million, its price remaining unchanged at HRK 95,000.
The company said that it had excellent business results and expected its bank account blockage to be resolved as soon as possible and not to affect its other obligations.
The Belje agricultural producer turned over HRK 871,400 and its price dropped 0.94% to HRK 16.84. That company, too, said that the bank account blockage would be resolved as soon as possible and that its operations were not at risk.
The price of the Zvijezda edible oil producer stock dropped 3.57% to HRK 2,700, and it generated a turnover of HRK 275,200.
The Tisak newspaper distributor generated a turnover of less than HRK 2.3 million and its price grew 3.45% to HRK 150.
Tisak said it would settle its financial obligations as soon as possible and that its business operations were not at risk.
Zvijezda and PIK Vinkovci, too, said that they would do their best to have their bank accounts unblocked.
Among the more traded stocks today were the preferred shares of the Adris tourism and insurance company, generating HRK 5.3 million in turnover. Their price went up 0.17% to HRK 470.8.
Atlantic Group generated a turnover of HRK 2.6 million, with the price of its stock going up 3.84% to HRK 809.98.
The stock of the Valamar Riviera tourism company turned over HRK 1.8 million, and its price grew 3.68%, while the price of Podravka food company shares grew 5.84%. The Podravka stock generated a turnover of HRK 1.5 million.
A few other companies turned over more than one million kuna too.
The construction companies Tehnika and Dalekovod saw the highest increases in their share prices, of 14.39% and 10.95% respectively.