Greek stocks pull out of nose dive

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

After rack­ing up­ac­cu­mu­lated losses of 9.35 per­cent in the pre­vi­ous four ses­sions, Greeks stocks fi­nally re­versed course yes­ter­day.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex ended at 883.54 points, adding 1.29 per­cent to Wed­nes­day’s 872.31 points. The large-cap FTSE/ATHEX 25 in­dex rose 1.12 per­cent to 285.35 points.

Bank stocks out­per­formed, with their sec­toral in­dex grow­ing 2.53 per­cent, as Na­tional Bank rose 5.59 per­cent, while El­lak­tor ad­vanced 5.37 per­cent and In­tralot climbed 3.67 per­cent. The big­gest losses were for OPAP gaming company (down 1.85 per­cent) and OTE tele­com (1.72 per­cent).

In to­tal 66 stocks se­cured gains, 48 took losses and 25 stayed un­changed.

Turnover amounted to 90 mil­lion euros, down from Wed­nes­day’s 95.4 mil­lion.

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