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Greek stocks remain under pressure


The index fell l1.35% to close at 1,090.53 points.

Greek stocks came under strong selling pressure on the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday pushing the general index of the market below the 1,100 barrier.

The index fell l1.35% to close at 1,090.53 points. The Large Cap index dropped 1.46% and the Mid Cap index ended 0.93% down. Turnover was moderate 67.10 million euros in volume of 25,308,712 shares.

Elvalhalcor (3.66%), Viohalco (2.12%) and Piraeus Port (1.02%) scored big gains among blue chip stocks, while National Bank (-4.52%), Aegean Airlines (-3.75%), Alpha Bank (-3.54%) and Piraeus Bank (-2.91%) suffered losses. Among market sectors, Raw Materials (2.32%) and Food (0.03%) moved up, while Financial Services (-6.81%) and Banks (-3.13%) moved down. Eurobank and Alpha Bank were the most heavily traded securities of the day. Broadly, decliners led advancers by 74 to 32 with another 10  issues unchanged. Akritas (4.80%) and Minerva (4.0%) were top gainers, while Sato (-19.05%) and Yalco (-18.95%) were top losers.