Athens Stock Exchange opening: Equity prices slightly falls

Equity prices were slightly falling on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.17 percent, standing at 578.20 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 3.35 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 0.41 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was down 0.28 percent.

On individual sector indices, the biggest gains were in Financials (+1.12 percent) and Construction (+0.64 percent).

The heaviest losses were in Food (-1.28 percent) and Commerce (-1.17 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 25 were up, 16 were down and 23 were unchanged.