Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.16%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.16%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Travel , Healthcare and Banking sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 0.16%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Loulis Mills (AT: LOUr ), which rose 5.77% or 0.12 points to trade at 2.20 at the close. Kekrops SA (AT: KEKr ) added 5.17% or 0.0600 points to end at 1.2200 and Iktinos Hellas (AT: IKTr ) was up 2.59% or 0.1400 points to 5.5400 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Karatzi (AT: KRTr ), which lost 3.45% or 0.250 points to trade at 7.200 in late trade. Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT: SELr ) declined 3.38% or 0.0035 points to end at 0.1065 and Piraeus Bank SA (AT: BOPr ) shed 3.25% or 0.084 points to 2.500.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 52 to 50 and 14 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.10% or 1.20 to $1226.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.55% or 1.05 to hit $68.94 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 1.00% or 0.73 to trade at $73.79 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.05% to 1.1698, while EUR/GBP fell 0.27% to 0.8901.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 94.29.

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