Panic sales on bourse as mul­ti­ple prob­lems are emerg­ing

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The lat­ter half of trad­ing on the Greek bourse yes­ter­day was marked by panic sell­ing fu­eled by the neg­a­tive cli­mate in in­ter­na­tional mar­kets and var­i­ous do­mes­tic prob­lems emerg­ing in in­dus­trial en­ergy costs and in fund­ing for fish farms.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex closed at 1,183.99 points, shed­ding 3.21 per­cent from Thurs­day’s 1,222.88 points. On a weekly ba­sis it fell by 6.66 per­cent. The large-cap FTSE/ATHEX 25 con­tracted by 3.40 per­cent to 390.08 points.

OPAP was the only blue chip to show gains, adding 1.12 per­cent. In­tralot de­clined by 7.08 per­cent and Pi­raeus Bank dropped 6.59 per­cent.

In to­tal 39 stocks went up, 101 dipped and 19 stayed put.

Turnover amounted to 82.3 mil­lion eu­ros, up from Thurs­day’s 79.8 mil­lion.

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