Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General Composite up 0.74%

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Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General Composite up 0.74%
Credit: © Reuters. – Greece equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Food , Technology and Basic Resources sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite rose 0.74%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Intralot (AT: INLr ), which rose 4.75% or 0.041 points to trade at 0.904 at the close. Intracom Hold (AT: INRr ) added 4.17% or 0.025 points to end at 0.625 and Coca Cola HBC AG (AT: EEEr ) was up 3.62% or 1.0550 points to 30.1950 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Nireus Aqua (AT: NIRr ), which lost 8.95% or 0.017 points to trade at 0.173 in late trade. Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT: SELr ) declined 8.47% or 0.0100 points to end at 0.1080 and Crete Plastics SA (AT: PLAKR ) shed 5.07% or 0.700 points to 13.100.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 63 to 43 and 13 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.40% or 5.00 to $1254.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.27% or 0.20 to hit $74.05 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.79% or 0.62 to trade at $78.69 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.21% to 1.1726, while EUR/GBP fell 0.33% to 0.8834.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 93.97.

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