The June contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at -2.35 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Tuesday, with turnover remaining a low 39.651 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 10,235 contracts, worth 32.412 million euros, with 30,570 short positions in the market.
Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 13,664 contracts worth 7.239 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (4,246), followed by Eurobank (1,417), OTE (2,922), Piraeus Bank (738), Alpha Bank (1,173), Mytilineos (666), Cyprus Bank (734) and Hellenic Postbank (263).

Foreign Exchange rates - Wednesday

Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar  1.500
Pound sterling 0.910
Danish kroner  7.568
Swedish kroner  9.092
Japanese yen  121.15
Swiss franc  1.297
Norwegian kroner  7.916
Canadian dollar  1.430
Australian dollar  1.380