Greece stocks lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.17%

Aug 06, 2018

Greece stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Household, Chemicals and Banking sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 0.17%.

The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT:SELr), which rose 5.26% or 0.0050 points to trade at 0.1000 at the close. Meanwhile, Sarantiseg (AT:SRSr) added 4.86% or 0.34 points to end at 7.34 and European Reliance General Insurance Co SA (AT:EREr) was up 3.15% or 0.110 points to 3.600 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Hellenic Exchanges Athens Stock Exchange SA (AT:EXCr), which fell 3.19% or 0.15 points to trade at 4.55 at the close. Thrace Plastic (AT:THRr) declined 2.20% or 0.050 points to end at 2.220 and Aegean Airlines (AT:AGNr) was down 1.79% or 0.15 points to 8.25.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 40 to 40 and 16 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.47% or 5.70 to $1217.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.40% or 0.96 to hit $69.45 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 1.01% or 0.74 to trade at $73.95 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.24% to 1.1540, while EUR/GBP rose 0.22% to 0.8917.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.26% at 95.28.