Greek stocks ended slightly lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the composite index easing 0.12 pct to end at 1,264.23 points after volatile trading. Turnover improved to 101.778 million euros.
The Big Cap index eased 0.34 pct, the Mid Cap index fell 0.99 pct and the Small Cap index ended 0.09 pct lower. Ellaktor (5.58 pct), Viohalco (2.80 pct) and Eurobank (1.87 pct) were top gainers among blue chip stocks, while ATEbank (25.93 pct), PPC (3.33 pct) and Motor Oil (2.55 pct) were top losers.
Construction (2.11 pct), Telecoms (1.31 pct) and Industrial Products (0.60 pct) scored gains, while Utilities (2.83 pct), Oil (2.29 pct) and Health (2.04 pct) suffered the heaviest percentage losses of the day.
Broadly, advancers led decliners by 68 to 61 with another 38 issues unchanged. TBank (20 pct), Mohlos (11.11 pct) and Ideal (10 pct) were top gainers, while ATEbank (25.93 pct), Euromedica (17.5 pct) and Vioter (9.09 pct) were top losers.
Sector indices ended as follows:
Oil & Gas: -2.29%
Personal & Household: +0.60%
Raw Materials: +0.53%
Travel & Leisure: -1.29%
Food & Beverages: +0.02%
Financial Services: +0.61%
The stocks with the highest turnover were National Bank, OPAP, Alpha Bank and Atebank.
Selected shares from the FTSE/ASE-20 index closed in euros as follows:
Alpha Bank: 3.39
Public Power Corp (PPC): 9.30
HBC Coca Cola: 18.74
Hellenic Petroleum: 6.42
National Bank of Greece: 4.84
EFG Eurobank Ergasias: 3.27
Bank of Piraeus: 1.03