Equity prices were rising on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.21 percent standing at 812.62 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 5.38 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 0.36 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 0.21 percent.

On individual sector indices, the biggest gains were in Banks (+2.94 percent) and Financial Services (+0.96 percent). The heaviest losses were in Food (-4.96 percent) and Telecoms (-0.35 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 33 were up, 7 were down and 27 were unchanged.