Equity prices were falling on Friday on the Athens Stock Exchange opening

Equity prices were falling on Friday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.41 percent, standing at 593.47 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 2.75 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 0.55 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 0.47 percent.

On individual sector indices, the biggest gains were in Food (+0.73 percent), and Technology (+0.72 percent). The biggest losses were in Banks (-1.83 percent) and Construction (-0.97 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 20 were up, 18 were down and 23 were unchanged.