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 Retail , Banking and Telecoms sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite fell 0.13%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Sarantiseg (AT: SRSr ), which rose 4.64% or 0.65 points to trade at 14.65 at the close. Flexopack SA (AT: FLXr ) added 4.23% or 0.3000 points to end at 7.4000 and Centric Hold (AT: DESr ) was up 3.99% or 0.006 points to 0.170 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Marfin Invest (AT: MRFr ), which lost 3.14% or 0.005 points to trade at 0.160 in late trade. Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT: EURBr ) declined 2.92% or 0.0280 points to end at 0.9300 and Folli Follie (AT: HDFr ) shed 2.71% or 0.46 points to 16.54.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 61 to 51 and 16 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.46% or 6.10 to $1330.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.12% or 0.08 to hit $68.72 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.17% or 0.13 to trade at $74.84 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.06% to 1.2216, while EUR/GBP fell 0.09% to 0.8751.

The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 90.69.

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