The September contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at its nominal price in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Friday, with turnover rising to 41.755 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 12,072 contracts, worth 33.746 million euros, with 27,692 open positions in the market. Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 23,197 contracts worth 8.009 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank's contracts (9,747), followed by Piraeus Bank (4,540), Eurobank (2,819), Alpha Bank (2,100), ATEbank (946), Bank of Cyprus (527 and Hellenic Postbank (444).

Foreign Exchange rates - Saturday/Monday

Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar 1.443
Pound sterling 0.901
Danish kroner  7.570
Swedish kroner 9.317

Japanese yen  115.77
Swiss franc  1.208
Norwegian kroner 7.899

Canadian dollar 1.417
Australian dollar 1.367