Eurobank leap buoys ATHEX

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

The growth of bank stocks con­tin­ued un­abated yes­ter­day – with Eurobank soar­ing 17.24 per­cent – tak­ing the gains of their sec­toral in­dex to 40 per­cent in the last six ses­sions and the bench­mark above the 700point level.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex closed at 710.22 points, adding 1.62 per­cent to Wed­nes­day’s 698.93 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 in­dex ex­panded 1.81 per­cent to end at 213.24 points.

In to­tal 64 stocks ad­vanced, 35 de­clined and 14 stayed put.

Turnover amounted to 52.2 mil­lion eu­ros, up from Wed­nes­day’s 39.8 mil­lion.

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