Equity prices were dropping on Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 1.21 percent standing at 797.66 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 4.55 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 1.30 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was down 0.54 percent.

On individual sector indices the biggest gains in Health (+0.69 percent).

The heaviest losses were in Banks (-2.65 percent) and Raw Material (-0.91 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 18 were up, 37 were down and 10 were unchanged.