Greece stocks lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.45%

Aug 10, 2018

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

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite fell 1.45% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Crete Plastics SA (AT:PLAKR), which rose 3.57% or 0.500 points to trade at 14.500 at the close. Meanwhile, K.L.M. (AT:KLUr) added 3.24% or 0.022 points to end at 0.700 and J.&P. Avax (AT:AVAr) was up 1.90% or 0.008 points to 0.429 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT:SELr), which fell 4.84% or 0.0046 points to trade at 0.0904 at the close. Kekrops SA (AT:KEKr) declined 4.80% or 0.0600 points to end at 1.1900 and Piraeus Bank SA (AT:BOPr) was down 3.74% or 0.098 points to 2.524.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 70 to 27 and 16 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.23% or 2.80 to $1222.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.32% or 0.88 to hit $67.69 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 1.12% or 0.81 to trade at $72.88 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.95% to 1.1418, while EUR/GBP fell 0.55% to 0.8937.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.65% at 96.08.