Stocks ended significantly lower in the Athens Stock Exchange, but off the day’s lows, hit by uncertainties over political developments in the country. The composite index fell 1.88 pct to end at 1,212.95 points, after losing as much as 4.26 pct during the day. Turnover was an improved 120.704 million euros. The Big Cap index fell 2.14 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 2.80 pct down and the Small Cap index ended 1.43 pct lower. Alpha Bank (2.52 pct), Jumbo (1.96 pct) and Coca-Cola 3E (0.44 pct) were the only blue chip stocks to end higher, while MIG (6.35 pct), National Bank (5.97 pct), Ellaktor (5.96 pct) and ATEbank (3.45 pct) were top losers.
The Technology (4.13 pct), Food (0.34 pct) and Personal Products (0.46 pct) were top gainers, while Financial Services (5.56 pct), Health (3.49 pct) and Raw Materials (3.26 pct) were top losers.
Broadly, decliners led advancers by 109 to 24 with another 30 issues unchanged. Intracom (11.90 pct), Medicon (10 pct) and Entersoft (9.88 pct) were top gainers, while Evrofarma (17.39 pct), Moda Bagno (11.76 pct) and Nutriart (11.11 pct) were top losers.