The January contract on the FTSE/ASE Large Cap index was trading at a premium of 0.23 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Friday.

Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 2,101 contracts with 10,827 open positions in the market. Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 35,867 contracts with investment interest focusing on National Bank's contracts (14,672), followed by Alpha Bank (7,786), Piraeus Bank (4,404), Eurobank (4,927), MIG (2,622), OTE (465), PPC (1,691), ADMIE (205), Hellenic Exchanges (119), Viohalco (426), Mytilineos (1,274), Hellenic Petroleum (188), Ellaktor (312), Intralot (2,342), Athens Water (126), Cenergy (150) and Attica Bank (296).