Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General-Composite up 0.49%

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Greece shares higher at close of trade; Athens General-Composite up 0.49%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Media , Banking and Utilities sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General-Composite rose 0.49%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General-Composite were Attica Bank SA (AT: BOAr ), which rose 14.29% or 0.013 points to trade at 0.104 at the close. Alpha Bank SA (AT: ACBr ) added 5.39% or 0.110 points to end at 2.150 and Hellenic Petroleum SA (AT: HEPr ) was up 4.04% or 0.250 points to 6.440 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Techn Olympic (AT: OLYr ), which lost 3.55% or 0.050 points to trade at 1.360 in late trade. Intralot (AT: INLr ) declined 3.54% or 0.040 points to end at 1.090 and Profile Syst (AT: PRFr ) shed 2.97% or 0.019 points to 0.620.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 52 to 42 and 14 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.25% or 3.14 to $1256.24 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 1.15% or 0.59 to hit $50.77 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 0.87% or 0.47 to trade at $53.49 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.04% to 1.1214, while EUR/GBP rose 0.02% to 0.8654.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 97.07.

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