Stocks edge up amid cau­tion

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

There was a mod­est rise on the Athens Stock Ex­change yesterday as the gen­eral in­dex rose by 0.69 per­cent to reach 627.02 points.

Yesterday’s de­vel­op­ments ap­pear to re­flect a wait-and-see at­ti­tude among in­vestors as Greece pre­pares for snap elec­tions.

Folli Follie, Jumbo, Gri­valia Prop­er­ties and OTE tele­com saw their share prices rise by more than 4.5 per­cent, while Eurobank fell by 7.14 per­cent, the day’s big­gest de­cline. Pi­raeus Bank and Terna Energy fell by 4.35 and 4 per­cent re­spec­tively.

There was an in­crease in turnover dur­ing yesterday’s ses­sion. It hit 21.81 mil­lion eu­ros, a 6.86 per­cent rise on Wed­nes­day and a re­ver­sal of the week’s down­ward trend.

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