Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General-Composite up 0.01%

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Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General-Composite up 0.01%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Household , Travel and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General-Composite added 0.01%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General-Composite were Select Textile (AT: EPIr ), which rose 7.01% or 0.011 points to trade at 0.168 at the close. Jumbo SA (AT: BABr ) added 6.15% or 0.880 points to end at 15.200 and Bank of Cyprus PCL (AT: BOCr ) was up 4.96% or 0.007 points to 0.148 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Centric Hold (AT: DESr ), which lost 7.69% or 0.008 points to trade at 0.096 in late trade. Papoutsanis (AT: PSALr ) declined 4.30% or 0.008 points to end at 0.178 and National Bank of Greece (AT: NBGr ) shed 4.17% or 0.01 points to 0.23.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 52 to 43 and 13 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold for February delivery was down 1.20% or 13.75 to $1128.95 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.19% or 0.63 to hit $53.69 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 1.66% or 0.91 to trade at $55.83 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.26% to 1.0375, while EUR/GBP rose 0.18% to 0.8404.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.34% at 103.42.

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