Equity prices were recovering on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.88 percent standing at 753.24 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 1.55 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 1.13 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 0.17 percent.

On individual sector indices the biggest gains were in Food (+2.03 percent) and in Health (+1.67 percent).

The heaviest losses were in Travel (-1.43 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 29 were up, 5 were down and 9 were unchanged.