The September contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at a discount of 1.15 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Monday, with turnover remaining a low 26.272 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 7,329 contracts worth 19.651 million euros, with 29,459 short positions in the market.
Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 21,513 contracts worth 6.620 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (5,730), followed by Eurobank (2,830), Piraeus Bank (2,867), Alpha Bank (2,237), ATEbank (3,073), OTE (723), OPAP (530), Cyprus Bank (568) and MIG (523).

Foreign Exchange rates – Tuesday
Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar 1.426
Pound sterling 0.893
Danish kroner 7.570
Swedish kroner 9.309
Japanese yen 114.86
Swiss franc 1.189
Norwegian kroner 7.860
Canadian dollar 1.383
Australian dollar 1.336