Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.47%
Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Basic Resources , Technology and Utilities sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite declined 0.47%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Flexopack SA (AT: FLXr ), which rose 6.35% or 0.4000 points to trade at 6.7000 at the close. Ellaktor SA (AT: HELr ) added 3.24% or 0.052 points to end at 1.656 and Quest Holdings (AT: IQTr ) was up 2.54% or 0.300 points to 12.100 in late trade.
Biggest losers included MLS Multimedia (AT: MLSr ), which lost 3.86% or 0.170 points to trade at 4.230 in late trade. Sarantiseg (AT: SRSr ) declined 3.40% or 0.50 points to end at 14.20 and Crete Plastics SA (AT: PLAKR ) shed 2.94% or 0.400 points to 13.200.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 59 to 57 and 15 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.61% or 8.20 to $1340.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.63% or 0.43 to hit $67.86 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.66% or 0.49 to trade at $73.29 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.58% to 1.2275, while EUR/GBP fell 0.16% to 0.8750.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 90.08.
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