The June contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at a discount 1.92 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Wednesday, with turnover rising to 27.154 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 6,963 contracts worth 21.796 million euros, with 29,084 open positions in the market. Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 11,370 contracts worth 5.358 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (5,118), followed by Piraeus Bank (959), Alpha Bank (767),  OTE (704), Eurobank (668), ATEbank (540) and GEK (450).

Foreign Exchange rates - Thursday

Reference buying rates per euro released
by the European Central Bank:

U.S. dollar  1.488
Pound sterling 0.899
Danish kroner 7.567
Swedish kroner 9.070
Japanese yen 122.47
Swiss franc 1.307
Norwegian kroner 7.905
Canadian dollar 1.417
Australian dollar 1.376