Level un­seen in 28 months

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

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.

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