Greek stocks remained on a correction trend for the second consecutive session as traders continued taking profits on the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday.
The general index of the market eased 0.41% to close at 1,106.57 points, off the day’s lows of 1,101.45 points. The Large Cap index ended 0.35% down and the Mid Cap index eased 0.19%. Turnover was 81.76 million euros in volume of 98,449,945 shares.
Eurobank (1.06%), Athens Water (0.89%) and National Bank (0.56%) scored big gains among blue chip stocks, while Sarantis (-3.57%), Ellaktor (-2.63%) and IPTO (-2.18%) suffered heavy losses. Among market sectors, Health (3.87%) and Food (0.55%) moved up, while Telecoms (-1.23%) and Real Estate (-1.20%) moved down.
MIG and Piraeus Bank were the most heavily traded securities of the day. Broadly, decliners led advancers by 61 with 40 with another 23 issues unchanged. Sato (17.19%) and Evrofarma (5.10%) were top gainers, while AAA (-19.09%) and Arkitas (-11.07%) were top losers.