Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.01%
Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Travel , Media and Retail sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 1.01%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Elastron SA (AT: ELSRr ), which rose 3.12% or 0.0350 points to trade at 1.1550 at the close. Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT: EURBr ) added 2.24% or 0.0110 points to end at 0.5030 and Athens Medical (AT: AMCr ) was up 2.05% or 0.020 points to 1.000 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Reds (AT: CAMr ), which lost 5.92% or 0.050 points to trade at 0.800 in late trade. Techn Olympic (AT: OLYr ) declined 4.40% or 0.060 points to end at 1.305 and National Bank of Greece SA (AT: NBGr ) shed 3.53% or 0.039 points to 1.065.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 56 to 35 and 19 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.49% or 6.10 to $1259.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.53% or 1.18 to hit $47.78 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 2.33% or 1.31 to trade at $57.57 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.58% to 1.1428, while EUR/GBP rose 0.50% to 0.9034.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.50% at 96.085.
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