Greek stocks ended unchanged in the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday, in a subdued trading session with marginal fluctuations. The general index of the market ended at 738.44 points, after rising as much as 0.48 pct during the session. The Large Cap index rose a marginal 0.09 pct and the Mid Cap index ended 1.31 pct higher. Turnover was an improved 39.85 million euros.
Alpha Bank (1.82 pct), PPC (1.63 pct) and National Bank (1.45 pct) scored big gains among blue chip stocks, while Ellaktor (-2.09 pct), Sarantis (-1.92 pct) and Folli Follie (-1.86 pct) suffered heavy losses. Among market sectors, Health (3.07 pct) and Telecommunications (1.33 pct) scored gains, while Trade (-1.88 pct) and Construction (-1.23 pct) suffered losses. National Bank and Eurobank were the most heavily traded securities of the day.
Broadly, decliners led advancers by 78 to 77 with another 46 issues unchanged. Hatzikranioti (20 pct), Forthnet (17.48 pct) and Persefs (10 pct) were top gainers, while Dionic (-20 pct), G.E. Dimitriou (-19.23 pct) and Sfakianakis (-15.61 pct) were top losers.
ADEX closing report
The December contract on the FTSE/ASE Large Cap index was trading at a discount of 0.06 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Tuesday.
Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 3,976 contracts with 7,625 open positions in the market.
Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 151,562 contracts with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (79,203), followed by Alpha Bank (11,500 ), Piraeus Bank (5,616), Eurobank (10,624), MIG (7,652), OTE (4,151), PPC (1,566), ADMIE (2,524), OPAP (526), Hellenic Exchanges (678), Titan (628), Viohalco (1,851), Mytilineos (3,624), Hellenic Petroleum (1,990), Motor Oil (527), GEK TERNA (2,955), Ellaktor (3,632), Jumbo (809), OLP (224), Grivalia Properties (26), Coca Cola HBC (12), Intralot (713), Athens Water (368), Terna Energy (1,693), Folli Follie (381), Cenergy (7,149), Attica Bank (10) and Fourlis (30).