Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General Composite up 0.16%

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Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General Composite up 0.16%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Technology , Banking and Retail sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite added 0.16%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Intracom Holdings SA (AT: INRr ), which rose 7.36% or 0.074 points to trade at 1.080 at the close. Crete Plastics SA (AT: PLAKR ) added 6.92% or 0.900 points to end at 13.900 and Piraeus Bank SA (AT: BOPr ) was up 6.11% or 0.119 points to 2.068 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Athens Medical (AT: AMCr ), which lost 7.76% or 0.090 points to trade at 1.070 in late trade. Ellaktor SA (AT: HELr ) declined 5.28% or 0.086 points to end at 1.542 and Athens Water (AT: EYDr ) shed 3.41% or 0.18 points to 5.10.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 53 to 48 and 15 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.65% or 7.80 to $1208.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $68.77 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.28% or 0.22 to trade at $78.31 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.57% to 1.1689, while EUR/GBP rose 0.01% to 0.8894.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.45% at 94.08.

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