Equity prices were falling on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.49 percent, standing at 755,401 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 2.65 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 0.33 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 0.83 percent.

On individual sector indices, the biggest gains were in Banks (+1.03 percent) and Industrial Products (+0.95 percent).

The heaviest losses were in Telecoms (-0.49 percent) and Commerce (-0.22 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 38 were up, 6 were down and 5 were unchanged.