Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.51%
Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Travel , Media and Retail sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 0.51%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Reds (AT: CAMr ), which rose 9.09% or 0.070 points to trade at 0.845 at the close. Attica Bank SA (AT: BOAr ) added 4.11% or 0.005 points to end at 0.127 and Kekrops SA (AT: KEKr ) was up 4.08% or 0.0600 points to 1.5300 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT: SELr ), which lost 5.02% or 0.0022 points to trade at 0.0416 in late trade. Gr Sarantis SA (AT: SRSr ) declined 4.11% or 0.30 points to end at 7.00 and Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT: EURBr ) shed 3.12% or 0.0170 points to 0.5280.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 53 to 47 and 20 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.62% or 7.70 to $1251.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 4.21% or 2.17 to hit $53.66 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 4.90% or 2.94 to trade at $63.00 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.10% to 1.1389, while EUR/GBP rose 0.37% to 0.8933.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 96.653.
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