On Tuesday, the Bucharest Stock Exchange traded around 13.36 million lei (€3.11 million), two times less than yesterday’s 29.24 million lei (€6.8 million).

BET index that gauges the performance of the ten most liquid stocks at the BSE finished down 1.11% to 4,782.48 points, while the composite BET-C dropped 1.40% to 2,781.46.

BET-FI index of the five financial investment companies (BSE:SIF) was down 1.71% to 22,517.16 points, while Vienna Stock Exchange’s ROTX fell 1.87% to 10,008.02 points.

BET-XT index that measures the performance of the 25 most liquid shares lost 1.42% to 461.54, and BET-NG of the energy companies listed at BSE dropped 0.99% to 606.34points.

European stock markets slid today from 13-month high, thus putting an end to the four successive days of gains. At the London Stock Exchange, FTSE index of leading 100 shares was down 0.44% to 5,359 points while Germany’s DAX suffered a 0.24% decline to 5,793. Paris’ CAC40 edged down 0.36% to 3,849 points.

FIC Oltenia (BSE:SIF5) has led the most traded stock chart today, with shares worth 3.3 million lei changing hands, pushing prices down 1.65% to 1.19 lei, followed by FIC Moldova (BSE:FIC2) with a 1.87% decline to 1.05 lei, and a liquidity of 1.73 million lei.

In financial sector, Erste Bank shares (BSE:EBS) fell sharply 4.58% to 125 lei after 1.39 million lei trades. Banca Transilvania (BSE: TLV) was down 0.94% to 2.10 lei, after shares worth 1.28million lei changed hands.

Transactions with Petrom (BSE:SNP) totaled 712,000 lei, as shares fell 1.52% to 0.26 lei. Impact (BSE:IMP) lost 0.9% to 0.55lei, on 429,000 lei liquidity.