Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General-Composite down 1.29%

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Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General-Composite down 1.29%
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Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Banking , Financials and Basic Resources sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General-Composite declined 1.29%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Athens General-Composite were Select Textile (AT: EPIr ), which rose 5.26% or 0.007 points to trade at 0.140 at the close. Hygeia (AT: HYGr ) added 2.68% or 0.004 points to end at 0.153 and Elton S.A. (AT: ELNr ) was up 1.84% or 0.017 points to 0.943 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Reds (AT: CAMr ), which lost 9.76% or 0.036 points to trade at 0.333 in late trade. Marfin Invest (AT: MRFr ) declined 6.40% or 0.008 points to end at 0.117 and National Bank of Greece (AT: NBGr ) shed 5.26% or 0.01 points to 0.18.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 65 to 25 and 10 ended unchanged on the Athens Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold for December delivery was down 0.55% or 7.45 to $1349.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.21% or 0.10 to hit $48.12 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.81% or 0.41 to trade at $50.48 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.33% to 1.1316, while EUR/GBP rose 0.48% to 0.8663.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.47% at 94.55.

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