The September contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at a premium of 0.22 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Tuesday, with turnover remaining a low 33.604 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 9,640 contracts, worth 28.280 million euros, with 28,239 short positions in the market.
Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 14,416 contracts worth 5.324 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (4.195), followed by Eurobank (1,613), Piraeus Bank (799), Alpha Bank (1,506), Mytilineos (446), Cyprus Bank (1,491) and ATEbank (2,316).

Foreign Exchange rates - Wednesday

Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar  1.467
Pound sterling  0.911
Danish kroner   7.571
Swedish kroner  9.216
Japanese yen   118.99
Swiss franc   1.239
Norwegian kroner  7.868
Canadian dollar  1.413
Australian dollar  1.372