SBI 20 Index Breaks 4,000 Points

Ljubljana, 4 December - The Slovenian benchmark SBI 20 index was pushed beyond the "magical" 4,000-point mark for the first time in its history on Thursday, closing at 4,024.83 points, which is 49.73 points - as much as 1.25 percent - more than on Wednesday. The sudden increase was put down to some intense interest caused by substantial sums on the Stock Exchange and rumours about merger plans between the oil traders Petrol and Istrabenz.

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