Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.64%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.64%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Travel , Media and Retail sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite fell 0.64%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Iaso (AT: IASr ), which rose 5.49% or 0.044 points to trade at 0.846 at the close. Techn Olympic (AT: OLYr ) added 4.37% or 0.055 points to end at 1.315 and Karatzi (AT: KRTr ) was up 4.35% or 0.250 points to 6.000 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT: EURBr ), which lost 7.64% or 0.0420 points to trade at 0.5080 in late trade. Nireus Aqua (AT: NIRr ) declined 6.75% or 0.012 points to end at 0.171 and National Bank of Greece SA (AT: NBGr ) shed 5.45% or 0.066 points to 1.144.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 57 to 41 and 17 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.21% or 14.50 to $1213.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 1.01% or 0.57 to hit $56.82 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 1.13% or 0.75 to trade at $66.87 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.01% to 1.1309, while EUR/GBP rose 1.87% to 0.8867.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.40% at 97.05.

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