Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.92%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.92%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Food , Household and Construction sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite declined 0.92%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Crete Plastics SA (AT: PLAKR ), which rose 4.48% or 0.600 points to trade at 14.200 at the close. ThesKi Port (AT: OLTr ) added 2.83% or 0.70 points to end at 25.40 and J. & P. Avax (AT: AVAr ) was up 1.97% or 0.009 points to 0.440 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Ellaktor SA (AT: HELr ), which lost 6.98% or 0.148 points to trade at 1.972 in late trade. Attica Bank SA (AT: BOAr ) declined 3.17% or 0.007 points to end at 0.229 and Gek Terna (AT: HRMr ) shed 2.78% or 0.150 points to 5.250.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 60 to 44 and 13 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.88% or 10.80 to $1217.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.78% or 0.53 to hit $68.28 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.59% or 0.43 to trade at $73.33 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.25% to 1.1610, while EUR/GBP rose 0.30% to 0.8933.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.39% at 95.21.

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