Mod­er­ate rise for lo­cal stocks

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Greek bank stocks de­clined at the start of the week, but the Athens bourse bench­mark recorded a rise on the back of healthy gains by some ma­jor chips, such as OTE, OPAP and Coca-Cola HBC, while the ma­jor­ity of stocks also headed north.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex re­versed morn­ing losses to close at 718.04 points, adding 0.78 per­cent to Fri­day’s 712.49 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 in­dex ex­panded 0.70 per­cent end­ing at 217.21 points, but small caps de­creased 1.19 per­cent.

The banks in­dex gave up an­other 4.47 per­cent yes­ter­day on top of Fri­day’s losses. Na­tional Bank lost 6.58 per­cent, Al­pha fell 2.92 per­cent and Pi­raeus dropped 1.08 per­cent.

OPAP ad­vanced 3.73 per­cent, Folli Fol­lie grew 3.16 per­cent, Ti­tan Ce­ment added 3.08 per­cent and EYDAP in­creased 2.61 per­cent. Pi­raeus Port Author­ity con­tracted 1.40 per­cent.

In to­tal 43 stocks recorded gains, 40 reg­is­tered losses and 16 closed un­changed.

Turnover amounted to 35.3 mil­lion eu­ros, down from last Fri­day’s 49.8 mil­lion.

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