Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General-Composite up 0.47%
Investing.com – Greece equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Chemicals , Banking and Food sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General-Composite gained 0.47%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General-Composite were Select Textile (AT: EPIr ), which rose 9.72% or 0.021 points to trade at 0.230 at the close. Attica Bank SA (AT: BOAr ) added 8.26% or 0.009 points to end at 0.118 and Lamda Develop (AT: LMDr ) was up 5.64% or 0.330 points to 6.180 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Profile Syst (AT: PRFr ), which lost 4.98% or 0.033 points to trade at 0.630 in late trade. Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT: SELr ) declined 3.06% or 0.0070 points to end at 0.2250 and Centric Hold (AT: DESr ) shed 2.46% or 0.003 points to 0.119.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 62 to 46 and 10 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.68% or 8.50 to $1257.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.73% or 0.31 to hit $43.05 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.77% or 0.35 to trade at $45.57 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.43% to 1.1200, while EUR/GBP rose 0.02% to 0.8795.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 96.93.
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