Bourse gives in to volatil­ity

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

The clos­ing auc­tions yes­ter­day sent the bench­mark of the Greek bourse back be­low the 590-point mark it had cleared ear­lier in the day, with volatil­ity set to con­tinue in the com­ing days and weeks.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex closed at 587.02 points, adding 0.88 per­cent to Wed­nes­day’s 581.92 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 in­dex ex­panded 0.90 per­cent to 1,553.81 points.

In to­tal, 56 stocks ad­vanced, 40 con­tracted and 16 stayed put. Turnover rose to 61.2 mil­lion eu­ros from Wed­nes­day’s 40 mil­lion.

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