Stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday, pushing the composite index of the market below the 1,600 level. The composite index fell 1.65 pct to end at 1,593,78 points, for a net gain of 0.81 pct in the week. Turnover was a moderate 139.582 million euros.

The Big Cap index fell 1.65 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 0.94 pct lower and the Small Cap index rose 0.15 pct. The Media (1.44 pct), Chemicals (0.87 pct) and Commerce (0.33 pct) scored the biggest percentage gains of the day, while Constructions (5.48 pct), Oil (4.32 pct) and Health (2.31 pct) suffered losses.

Mytilineos (1.07 pct) and Alpha Bank (0.38 pct) were the only blue chip stocks to end higher, while Titan (6.28 pct), Hellenic Petroleum (5.47 pct), Ellaktor (4.60 pct) and MIG (3.41 pct) suffered the biggest losses. Broadly, decliners led advancers by 95 to 58 with another 46 issues unchanged. Altec (16.67 pct), Demetriou (15.38 pct) and Vovos (13.38 pct) were top gainers, while Kyriakoulis (18.75 pct), Allatini Ceramics (12.5 pct) and Q&R (10 pct) were top losers.

 

Sector indices ended as follows:

Insurance:

-3.38%

Industrials:

-0.41%

Commercial:

+0.33%

Construction:

-5.48%

Media:

+1.44%

Oil & Gas:

-4.32%

Personal & Household:

-1.87%

Raw Materials:

-4.32%

Travel & Leisure:

-0.84%

Technology:

-1.56%

Telecoms:

-0.64%

Banks:

-1.29%

Food & Beverages:

-1.73%

Health:

-2.31%

Utilities:

-1.46%

Chemicals:

+0.87%

Financial Services:

-2.18%

The stocks with the highest turnover were National Bank, Alpha Bank, OPAP and Eurobank.

Selected shares from the FTSE/ASE-20 index

closed in euros as follows:

Alpha Bank:

5.25

ATEbank:

0.79

Public Power Corp (PPC):

11.95

HBC Coca Cola:

19.00

Hellenic Petroleum:

7.26

National Bank of Greece:

6.84

EFG Eurobank Ergasias:

5.04

OPAP:

16.00

OTE:

7.79

Bank of Piraeus:

1.57

Titan:

16.26