Stocks ended flat in the first trading session of the week at the Athens Stock Exchange, as worries over developments in Egypt reversed an early strong advance of prices.

The composite index rose 0.13 pct to end at 1,593.30 points, off the day’s highs of 1.42 pct. Turnover was a moderate 113.666 million euros. The Big Cap index rose 0.24 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 0.32 pct higher and the Small Cap index jumped 1.57 pct. Viohalco (6.94 pct), Mytilineos (4.58 pct) and MIG (2.86 pct) were top gainers, among blue chip stocks, while Titan (4.22 pct), Ellaktor (2.08 pct) and Coca-Cola Hellenic (2.0 pct) were top losers.

The Raw Materials (5.88 pct) and Chemicals (4.92 pct) sectors scored the biggest percentage gains while Insurance (4.43 pct) and Commerce (2.42 pct) suffered losses. Epilektos (20 pct), Fieratex (16.67 pct) and ETEM (14.81 pct) were top gainers, while Paperpack (16.05 pct), Compucon (12.5 pct) and Altec (12.5 pct) were top losers.

 

Sector indices ended as follows:

Insurance:

-4.43%

Industrials:

+1.88%

Commercial:

-2.42%

Construction:

-2.01%

Media:

-0.24%

Oil & Gas:

+0.02%

Personal & Household:

-1.81%

Raw Materials:

+5.88%

Travel & Leisure:

-1.18%

Technology:

+3.01%

Telecoms:

+1.89%

Banks:

+0.81%

Food & Beverages:

-1.93%

Health:

-0.55%

Utilities:

+0.59%

Chemicals:

+4.92%

Financial Services:

+2.43%

The stocks with the highest turnover were National Bank, Alpha Bank, OPAP and HBC Coca Cola.

Selected shares from the FTSE/ASE-20 index

closed in euros as follows:

Alpha Bank:

4.28

ATEbank:

0.76

Public Power Corp (PPC):

11.95

HBC Coca Cola:

21.51

Hellenic Petroleum:

6.97

National Bank of Greece:

7.06

EFG Eurobank Ergasias:

4.28

OPAP:

14.71

OTE:

7.54

Bank of Piraeus:

1.66

Titan:

15.44