Bank stocks af­fect in­dex

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

Bank stocks shrank 5.88 per­cent yes­ter­day lead­ing the Greek bourse to a de­cline, with the bench­mark clos­ing near the day’s low.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex closed at 562.84 points, shed­ding 1.11 per­cent from Wed­nes­day’s 569.16 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 in­dex con­tracted 2.01 per­cent to end at 1,501.49 points, though mid-caps ad­vanced 0.81 per­cent.

In to­tal 42 stocks ex­panded, 45 dropped and 13 stayed put. Turnover reached 39.2 mil­lion eu­ros, up from Wed­nes­day’s 25.3 mil­lion.

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