The December contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at a premium of 0.21 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Thursday, with turnover shrinking to a low 12.536 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 5,244 contracts worth 9.130 million euros, with 21,523 short positions in the market.
Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 14,205 contracts worth 3.406 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (4,733), followed by Eurobank (637), MIG (340), OTE (828), Piraeus Bank (2,011), Alpha Bank (1,761), Marfin Popular Bank (352), Mytilineos (362), Cyprus Bank (444), Hellenic Postbank (360) and ATEbank (737).