The September contract on the FTSE/ASE Large Cap index was trading at a marginal premium of 0.06 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Friday. The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index closed at 1,795.87 points, registering gains of 0.50 pct.

Volume on the Large Cap index totaled 1,666 contracts with 8,988 open positions in the market. Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 113,620 contracts with investment interest focusing on National Bank’s contracts (37,775), followed by MIG (21,942), Alpha Bank (18,972), Eurobank (10,423), Piraeus Bank (3.884), ADMIE (3,715), Viohalco (2,866), Intralot (1,488), Ellaktor (861), GEK Terna (784) and Mytilineos (455).