The July contract on the FTSE/ASE Large Cap index was trading at a discount of 0.55 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Friday.

Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 3,692 contracts with 10,148 open positions in the market. Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 74,242 contracts, with investment interest focusing on National Bank's contracts (40,670), followed by Alpha Bank (10,785), Piraeus Bank (6,920), Eurobank (7,123), MIG (1,368), OTE (534), PPC (1,497), ADMIE (417), Viohalco (1,507), Mytilineos (686), Hellenic Petroleum (117), GEK Terna (247), Ellaktor (280), Intralot (689), Intracom (100), Terna Energy (128) and Cenergy (428).