Bourse keeps edg­ing on up

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

Athi­non Av­enue re­tained its slow north­bound course yes­ter­day, hit­ting a new 14-month high, al­though trad­ing vol­ume re­mained very low.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex closed at 665.21 points, adding 0.28 per­cent to Wed­nes­day’s 663.37 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 in­dex ex­panded 0.11 per­cent to close at 1,782.88 points. Eurobank gained 2.19 per­cent, push­ing the banks in­dex 0.49 per­cent higher.

In to­tal 54 stocks ad­vanced, 42 de­clined and 17 stayed put. Turnover came to 31.6 mil­lion eu­ros, up from Wed­nes­day’s 28.4 mil­lion.

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