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Stocks down after 5-day rally

Δημοσίευση 19 Ιανουαρίου 2011, 11:41 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Stocks down after 5-day rally
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Stocks ended lower for the first time in the wake of a five-day rally, which pushed the composite index of the market up 7.68 pct at the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday, as investors took profits.

Stocks ended lower for the first time in the wake of a five-day rally, which pushed the composite index of the market up 7.68 pct at the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday, as investors took profits.

The index fell 1.07 pct to end at 1,443 points, after rising as much as 1.20 pct during the session. Turnover, however, remained a low 70.069 million euros. The Big Cap index fell 1.24 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 1.41 pct lower and the Small Cap index dropped 2.03 pct. Jumbo (1.82 pct), Marfin Popular Bank (1.49 pct) and OPAP (0.98 pct) were top gainers among blue chip stocks, while ATEbank (6.41 pct), Hellenic Postbank (4.36 pct), Alpha Bank (4.21 pct) and Eurobank (3.46 pct) were top losers.

The Media (2.33 pct) and Commerce (0.92 pct) sectors scored the biggest percentage gains of the day, while Chemicals (4.33 pct) and Health (4.14 pct) suffered losses. Broadly, decliners led advancers by 119 to 43 with another 57 issues unchanged. Mathios (16.67 pct), VIS (9.86 pct) and Allatini Ceramics (9.68 pct) were major gainers, while Euroholdings (20 pct), Atlantic (16.67 pct) and NEL (13.04 pct) were major losers.

 

Sector indices ended as follows:

Insurance:

-1.54%

Industrials:

-0.23%

Commercial:

+0.92%

Construction:

-2.67%

Media:

+2.33%

Oil & Gas:

+0.23%

Personal & Household:

+0.67%

Raw Materials:

-2.31%

Travel & Leisure:

+0.32%

Technology:

-2.38%

Telecoms:

+0.43%

Banks:

-2.10%

Food & Beverages:

-0.95%

Health:

-4.14%

Utilities:

-0.62%

Chemicals:

-4.33%

Financial Services:

-0.30%

 

The stocks with the highest turnover were National Bank, Alpha Bank, Bank of Cyprus and Piraeus Bank.

 

Selected shares from the FTSE/ASE-20 index

closed in euros as follows:

Alpha Bank:

3.64

ATEbank:

0.73

Public Power Corp (PPC):

10.82

HBC Coca Cola:

20.10

Hellenic Petroleum:

6.09

National Bank of Greece:

6.32

EFG Eurobank Ergasias:

3.63

OPAP:

13.38

OTE:

7.02

Bank of Piraeus:

1.52

Titan:

15.60