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Stocks end slightly down

Δημοσίευση 3 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 10:46 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Stocks end slightly down
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Stocks ended slightly lower at the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday, unable to hold on to their early strong gains. The composite index of the market eased 0.02 pct to end at 1,474.05 points, with turnover rising further to 151.317 million euros. Trading was nervous as the market reacted negatively to the announcements made by ECB’s president Jean Claude Trichet over extending the bank’s liquidity support programs.

Stocks ended slightly lower at the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday, unable to hold on to their early strong gains. The composite index of the market eased 0.02 pct to end at 1,474.05 points, with turnover rising further to 151.317 million euros. Trading was nervous as the market reacted negatively to the announcements made by ECB’s president Jean Claude Trichet over extending the bank’s liquidity support programs.

The Big Cap index fell 0.13 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 0.07 pct up and the Small Cap index eased 0.24 pct. ATEbank (25.37 pct), Titan (6.68 pct) and OTE (5.64 pct) were top gainers among blue chip stocks, while Alpha Bank (4.70 pct), Eurobank (3.27 pct) and National Bank (2.83 pct) suffered losses.

The Insurance (6.44 pct), Telecoms (5.64 pct) and Constructions (3.88 pct) sectors scored the biggest percentage gains, while Health (2.0 pct) and Banks (1.82 pct) suffered losses.

Broadly, advancers led decliners by 98 to 58 with another 71 issues unchanged. ATEbank (25.37 pct), Hellenic Sugar (14.71 pct) and Aspis Bank (13.04 pct) were top gainers, while Douros (19.83 pct), Motodynamiki (9.46 pct) and Haidemenos (9.24 pct) were top losers.

 

Sector indices ended as follows:

Insurance:

+6.44%

Industrials:

+1.83%

Commercial:

+1.93%

Construction:

+3.88%

Media:

+0.53%

Oil & Gas:

+1.60%

Personal & Household:

+0.24%

Raw Materials:

+1.16%

Travel & Leisure:

+0.18%

Technology:

-0.31%

Telecoms:

+5.64%

Banks:

-1.82%

Food & Beverages:

+0.13%

Health:

-2.00%

Utilities:

+0.36%

Chemicals:

+0.41%

Financial Services:

-0.81%

 

The stocks with the highest turnover were National Bank, Piraeus Bank, OTE and DEH.

 

Selected shares from the FTSE/ASE-20 index

closed in euros as follows:

Alpha Bank:

4.46

ATEbank:

0.84

Public Power Corp (PPC):

10.88

HBC Coca Cola:

19.90

Hellenic Petroleum:

5.72

National Bank of Greece:

6.86

EFG Eurobank Ergasias:

4.14

OPAP:

12.81

OTE:

7.30

Bank of Piraeus:

3.00

Titan:

15.64