The December contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at a discount of 0.80 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Monday, with turnover shrinking to a low 8.495 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 2,974 contracts worth 4.715 million euros, with 23,536 short positions in the market.
Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 17,334 contracts worth 3.780 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (8,833), followed by Eurobank (1,602), MIG (456), OTE (415), OPAP (312), Piraeus Bank (1,142), GEK (275), Alpha Bank (1,960), Ellaktor (995), Hellenic Postbank (364) and Mytilineos (138).