Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.05%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.05%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Healthcare , Household and Banking sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 1.05%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Autohellas (AT: AUTr ), which rose 4.55% or 1.00 points to trade at 23.00 at the close. Flexopack SA (AT: FLXr ) added 2.86% or 0.1300 points to end at 4.6800 and Papoutsanis (AT: PSALr ) was up 1.62% or 0.005 points to 0.313 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT: EURBr ), which lost 3.68% or 0.035 points to trade at 0.916 in late trade. Jumbo SA (AT: BABr ) declined 3.17% or 0.475 points to end at 14.515 and Centric Hold (AT: DESr ) shed 2.94% or 0.005 points to 0.165.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 63 to 40 and 7 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.55% or 7.07 to $1289.97 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.51% or 0.24 to hit $47.02 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 0.99% or 0.50 to trade at $50.77 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.22% to 1.1740, while EUR/GBP fell 0.20% to 0.9110.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 93.55.

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