Equity prices were rising on Wednesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.49 percent standing at 825.87 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 2.15 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks were up 0.72 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 0.16 percent.

Individual sector indices were moving upwards with the biggest gains Food (+2.21 percent), and in Raw Materials (+1.37 percent). The heaviest losses were in Health (-2.47 percent) and Oil (-0.13 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 37 were up, 9 were down and 10 were unchanged.