Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General-Composite down 0.93%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General-Composite down 0.93%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Banking , Retail and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General-Composite declined 0.93%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General-Composite were Select Textile (AT: EPIr ), which rose 9.64% or 0.019 points to trade at 0.216 at the close. Athens Medical (AT: AMCr ) added 9.17% or 0.110 points to end at 1.310 and Autohellas (AT: AUTr ) was up 5.75% or 1.00 points to 18.40 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Attica Bank SA (AT: BOAr ), which lost 9.17% or 0.011 points to trade at 0.109 in late trade. Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT: SELr ) declined 6.53% or 0.0160 points to end at 0.2280 and Piraeus Bank SA (AT: BOPr ) shed 5.83% or 0.013 points to 0.210.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 60 to 53 and 8 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.52% or 6.50 to $1252.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 1.50% or 0.64 to hit $43.17 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 1.87% or 0.84 to trade at $45.66 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.07% to 1.1160, while EUR/GBP fell 0.03% to 0.8810.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 97.21.

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