Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.47%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.47%
Credit: © Reuters. – Greece equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Travel , Telecoms and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 0.47%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Quest Holdings (AT: IQTr ), which rose 4.35% or 0.500 points to trade at 12.000 at the close. Revoil Petrol (AT: REVr ) added 4.35% or 0.025 points to end at 0.600 and Athens Medical (AT: AMCr ) was up 3.33% or 0.050 points to 1.550 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Elvalhalcor Hellenic Copper and Aluminium Industry SA (AT: ELHA ), which lost 3.56% or 0.060 points to trade at 1.625 in late trade. Centric Hold (AT: DESr ) declined 3.12% or 0.005 points to end at 0.155 and Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics SA (AT: OPAr ) shed 2.95% or 0.293 points to 9.627.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 63 to 48 and 12 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.96% or 12.90 to $1329.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.93% or 0.61 to hit $64.64 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.62% or 0.43 to trade at $69.03 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.39% to 1.2355, while EUR/GBP fell 0.08% to 0.8758.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.48% at 89.39.

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