Level unseen in 28 months
The benchmark of the Greek bourse rose to heights unseen since March 2015 as stocks from all sectors enjoyed a session of significant gains, on increased trading too.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 853.54 points, adding 1.22 percent to Wednesday’s 843.22 points. The large-cap FTSE26 index expanded 1.45 percent to 2,218.80 points, with the bank index outperforming (up 2.32 percent).
In total 66 stocks advanced, 44 declined and 23 stayed put. Turnover amounted to 114 million euros, up from Wednesday’s 112.2 million.