Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.13%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.13%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Healthcare , Travel and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 0.13% to hit a new 3-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT: EURBr ), which rose 4.23% or 0.0325 points to trade at 0.8000 at the close. Attica Bank SA (AT: BOAr ) added 3.62% or 0.001 points to end at 0.032 and J. & P. Avax (AT: AVAr ) was up 2.59% or 0.018 points to 0.714 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Marfin Invest (AT: MRFr ), which lost 6.89% or 0.012 points to trade at 0.168 in late trade. Select Textile (AT: EPIr ) declined 6.72% or 0.016 points to end at 0.222 and Hygeia (AT: HYGr ) shed 6.17% or 0.058 points to 0.882.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 77 to 38 and 14 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.96% or 12.90 to $1334.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.92% or 0.58 to hit $63.59 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.81% or 0.55 to trade at $68.19 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.24% to 1.2273, while EUR/GBP fell 0.34% to 0.8730.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 89.81.

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