Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 2.59%
Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Telecoms , Basic Resources and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite declined 2.59%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Ellaktor SA (AT: HELr ), which rose 4.33% or 0.086 points to trade at 2.070 at the close. Reds (AT: CAMr ) added 2.25% or 0.020 points to end at 0.910 and Athens Water (AT: EYDr ) was up 1.64% or 0.09 points to 5.59 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Nireus Aqua (AT: NIRr ), which lost 29.95% or 0.055 points to trade at 0.128 in late trade. Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT: SELr ) declined 18.35% or 0.0156 points to end at 0.0680 and Marfin Invest (AT: MRFr ) shed 8.20% or 0.009 points to 0.101.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 89 to 19 and 8 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.37% or 4.60 to $1251.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 1.10% or 0.80 to hit $73.56 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.06% or 0.05 to trade at $77.41 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.23% to 1.1580, while EUR/GBP rose 0.39% to 0.8844.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 94.91.
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