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 Friday, as losses in the Utilities , Banking and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

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

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were AS Company SA (AT: ASCr ), which rose 10.29% or 0.140 points to trade at 1.500 at the close. Halcor (AT: XAKO ) added 5.77% or 0.060 points to end at 1.100 and Ellaktor SA (AT: HELr ) was up 4.67% or 0.070 points to 1.570 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Select Textile (AT: EPIr ), which lost 14.98% or 0.037 points to trade at 0.210 in late trade. Alpha Bank SA (AT: ACBr ) declined 4.00% or 0.070 points to end at 1.680 and Athens Medical (AT: AMCr ) shed 3.65% or 0.050 points to 1.310.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 57 to 49 and 12 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.09% or 1.11 to $1287.59 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.29% or 0.15 to hit $51.41 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.51% or 0.29 to trade at $56.87 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.21% to 1.1812, while EUR/GBP rose 0.42% to 0.8806.

The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 92.95.

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