Stocks ended higher at the Athens Stock Exchange on Monday, with the composite index of the market rising 1.28 pct to end at 1,642.70 points.

Turnover in the market was a disappointing 95.761 million euros. The Big Cap index ended 1.39 pct up, the Mid Cap index rose 0.80 pct and the Small Cap index eased 0.57 pct. The Raw Materials (3.97 pct) and Chemicals (2.92 pct) sectors scored the biggest percentage gains of the day, while Technology (1.94 pct) and Insurance (1.51 pct) suffered losses.

Mytilineos (5.70 pct), Alpha Bank (3.21 pct), OPAP (2.96 pct) and Titan (2.87 pct) were top gainers among blue chip stocks, while ATEbank (3.53 pct) and Hellenic Postbank (1.75 pct) suffered losses.

Broadly, advancers led decliners by 93 to 71 with another 52 issues unchanged. Kyriakoulis Yachts (16.28 pct), Alumil (10.45 pct) and Logismos (9.33 pct) were top gainers, while Elfico (18.75 pct), Attik-Kat (14.29 pct) and Mohlos (9.09 pct) were top losers.

Sector indices ended as follows:

Insurance:

-1.51%

Industrials:

+0.58%

Commercial:

+0.54%

Construction:

+1.56%

Media:

+1.37%

Oil & Gas:

+0.97%

Personal & Household:

+2.78%

Raw Materials:

+3.97%

Travel & Leisure:

+2.64%

Technology:

-1.94%

Telecoms:

-0.79%

Banks:

+1.40%

Food & Beverages:

+0.69%

Health:

+0.34%

Utilities:

+1.43%

Chemicals:

+2.92%

Financial Services:

+0.35%

The stocks with the highest turnover were National Bank, OTE, Marfin Popular Bank and OPAP.

Selected shares from the FTSE/ASE-20 index

closed in euros as follows:

Alpha Bank:

4.50

ATEbank:

0.82

Public Power Corp (PPC):

12.50

HBC Coca Cola:

20.60

Hellenic Petroleum:

7.51

National Bank of Greece:

7.48

EFG Eurobank Ergasias:

4.39

OPAP:

16.00

OTE:

7.50

Bank of Piraeus:

1.59

Titan:

15.79