Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 2.18%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 2.18%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Healthcare , Telecoms and Banking sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite declined 2.18%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Profile Syst (AT: PRFr ), which rose 7.87% or 0.105 points to trade at 1.440 at the close. Athens Medical (AT: AMCr ) added 2.14% or 0.030 points to end at 1.430 and Iktinos Hellas (AT: IKTr ) was up 1.84% or 0.0800 points to 4.4300 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Hygeia (AT: HYGr ), which lost 8.75% or 0.077 points to trade at 0.803 in late trade. Marfin Invest (AT: MRFr ) declined 5.27% or 0.008 points to end at 0.151 and Titan Cement Company SA (AT: TTNr ) shed 4.65% or 1.050 points to 21.550.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 90 to 30 and 11 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.67% or 8.70 to $1314.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 0.54% or 0.37 to hit $67.56 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 0.49% or 0.36 to trade at $73.00 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.11% to 1.1964, while EUR/GBP rose 0.25% to 0.8827.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.18% at 92.42.

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