The Bucharest Stock Exchange’s (BVB) BET index, which reflects the evolution of the ten most-liquid shares floated, rose on Friday by 0.51 per cent, while the BVB’s transactions totaled EUR 7.81 M, backed by the transactions of BRD, Property Fund and Transgaz shares. The biggest operations involved BRD shares, totaling RON 10.6 M, but RON 3.4 M of that sum came from four transactions on the BVB’s deal segment. The shares of the bank which is among the issuers that have a high share in the stock exchange’s main indexes, have grown by 2.3 per cent. OMV Petrom (SNP) shares were also among the shares with high liquidity, totaling transactions of RON 5.9 M, including RON 3 M through three deals. The oil and gas company’s shares grew by 0.7 per cent and also had a positive impact on the market.Also in the energy sector, Romgaz (SNG) share transactions totaled RON 3.2 M, RON 1.63 M of which through a deal, Transgaz (TGN) share transactions totaled RON 3 M and Electrica shares transactions totaled RON 1 M. Electrica has grown by 1 per cent and has thus recovered a part of the 3 per cent drop registered the day before, Romgaz grew by 0.5 per cent and Transgaz varied insignificantly. The BET NG index of the energy sector has grown by 0.5 per cent, in line with the market, while the BET FI index made up of the five SIFs and the Property Fund has grown by 0.6 per cent. The transactions involving Property Fund shares have totaled RON 3.1 M, while their price dropped by 0.2 per cent. Banca Transilvania (TLV) shares surpassed transactions of RON 1 M, while the transactions involving Erste Bank shares totaled RON 1.4 M. While Banca Transilvania shares grew by 0.5 per cent, Erste shares grew by 4.2 per cent. Transactions with the shares of two SIFs also took place on the stock exchange’s deal segment. Thus, investors transferred SIF Moldova (SIF2) shares worth RON 990,000 and SIF Oltenia (SIF5) shares of RON 887,000. The extended BET XT index grew by 0.6 per cent and the BET BK index grew by 0.9 per cent, being backed by Erste’s evolution. BET XT reflects the evolution of the top 25 Romanian shares based on liquidity, including SIFs and the Property Fund. The BET BK index includes the 25 most-liquid shares, including the shares of Austria’s Erste Bank (EBS), SIFs and the Property Fund. In Central Europe, the Budapest stock exchange dropped by 0.3 per cent, while the Prague and Warsaw stock exchanges grew by 0.9 per cent.