Stocks rise on re­view hopes

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

Hopes cul­ti­vated by re­ports that a so­lu­tion will be found be­tween Athens and its cred­i­tors gave lo­cal stocks a small push yes­ter­day.

The Athens Ex­change (ATHEX) gen­eral in­dex closed at 623.06 points, ad­ding 0.65 per­cent to Wed­nes­day’s 619.05 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 in­dex ex­panded 0.34 per­cent to end at 1,661.53 points. Banks out­per­formed, ad­vanc­ing 3.09 per­cent, with Al­pha grab­bing 4.07 per­cent.

In to­tal 59 stocks grew, 31 con­tracted and 23 stayed put. Turnover amounted to 47.1 mil­lion eu­ros, down from Wed­nes­day’s 70 mil­lion.

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