The September contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at a discount of 0.17 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Monday, with turnover remaining a low 30.128 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 10,200 contracts worth 22.549 million euros, with 30,616 short positions in the market. Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 25,225 contracts worth 7,579 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (7,702), followed by ATEbank (3,856), Piraeus Bank (2,523), Eurobank (2,517),  PPC (1,465), Cyprus Bank (1,506), Alpha Bank (1,320) and OTE (841).

Foreign Exchange rates - Tuesday

Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar 1.443
Pound sterling 0.882
Danish kroner  7.561
Swedish kroner 9.364
Japanese yen  112.45
Swiss franc  1.101
Norwegian kroner 7.884
Canadian dollar 1.423
Australian dollar 1.393