Greek stocks ended significantly lower in the last trading session of a un-nervous week in the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday.
The general index of the market fell 1.60 pct to end at 754.36 points, with the Large Cap index falling 1.54 pct and the Mid Cap index easing 0.18 pct. Turnover was an improved 35.660 million euros in volume of 20,442,761 shares. The general index ended the week with a net loss of 0.99 pct, losing 0.42 pct so far in July and 5.98 pct in 2018.
Terna Energy (1.30 pct), Hellenic Exchanges (0.77 pct) and Piraeus Port (0.58 pct) scored big gains among blue chip stocks, while Alpha Bank (3.71 pct), Piraeus Bank (3.33 pct) and Eurobank (3.25 pct) suffered heavy losses. Among market sectors, Raw Materials (0.56 pct) and Food (0.50 pct) scored gains, while Telecoms (3.21 pct), Banks (3.05 pct) and Industrial Products (1.72 pct) suffered losses. National Bank and Eurobank were the most heavily traded securities of the day.
Broadly, decliners led advancers by 56 to 44 with another 19 issues unchanged. Akritas (11.79 pct), G.E. Dimitriou (11.11 pct) and Fieratex (10.88 pct) were top gainers, while Selonda (7.56 pct), Karatzis (7.33 pct) and ANEK (6.57 pct) were top losers.