Stocks resumed their downward trend in the last trading session of the week in the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday, unable to hold on to their early gains. The composite index of the market fell 0.81 pct to 1,279.01 points after rising as much as 1.3 pct during the session, while turnover remained a low 73.159 million euros. The index was down 6.09 pct in the week. The Big Cap index fell 1.12 pct, the Mid Cap index rose 0.25 pct and the Small Cap index ended 1.14 pct higher. MIG (3.39 pct), Ellaktor (2.19 pct) and Marfin Popular bank (1.61 pct) were top gainers among blue chip stocks, while ATEbank (4.31 pct), Alpha Bank (3.67 pct) and National Bank (3.06 pct) were top losers.
The Technology (3.71 pct) and Financial Services (1.81 pct) sectors scored gains, while Banks (2.04 pct) and Raw Materials (1.23 pct) suffered the heaviest percentage losses of the day.
Broadly, decliners led advancers by 69 to 50 with another 66 issues unchanged. CPI (9.09 pct), Loulis Mills (8.43 pct) and Kathimerini (8.16 pct) were top gainers, while Spider (11.76 pct), Profile (11.36 pct) and Mouzakis (10 pct) were top losers.

Sector indices ended as follows:
Insurance:  Unchanged
Industrials:  +0.80%
Commercial:  +0.98%
Construction:  +0.31%
Media:  Unchanged
Oil & Gas:  -0.14%
Personal & Household:  -0.01%
Raw Materials:  -1.23%
Travel & Leisure:  -0.82%
Technology:  +3.71%
Telecoms:  -0.82%
Banks:  -2.04%
Food & Beverages:  -0.45%
Health:  +0.52%
Utilities:  +0.59%
Chemicals:  -0.44%
Financial Services:  +1.81%

The stocks with the highest turnover were National Bank, Jumbo, OPAP and EYDAP.

Selected shares from the FTSE/ASE-20 index
closed in euros as follows:
Alpha Bank:  3.15
ATEbank:  1.11
Public Power Corp (PPC):  9.60
HBC Coca Cola:  17.30
Hellenic Petroleum:  6.55
National Bank of Greece:  4.75
EFG Eurobank Ergasias:  3.01
OPAP:  11.40
OTE:  6.03
Bank of Piraeus:  1.01
Titan:  16.70