Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General Composite up 1.61%

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Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General Composite up 1.61%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Travel , Media and Retail sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite added 1.61%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Iktinos Hellas (AT: IKTr ), which rose 6.67% or 0.3600 points to trade at 5.7600 at the close. Karatzi (AT: KRTr ) added 6.67% or 0.400 points to end at 6.400 and Autohellas (AT: AUTr ) was up 3.77% or 0.80 points to 22.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Intralot (AT: INLr ), which lost 4.33% or 0.029 points to trade at 0.641 in late trade. Loulis Mills (AT: LOUr ) declined 2.97% or 0.06 points to end at 1.96 and Athens Medical (AT: AMCr ) shed 2.73% or 0.030 points to 1.110.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 62 to 41 and 14 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.09% or 1.10 to $1231.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.04% or 0.03 to hit $71.75 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.02% or 0.02 to trade at $80.80 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.02% to 1.1578, while EUR/GBP fell 0.40% to 0.8768.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 94.75.

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