Equity prices were rising on Wednesday on the Athens Stock Exchange

Equity prices were rising on Wednesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 1.00 percent, standing at 583.94 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 3.87 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 1.29 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 0.62 percent.

On individual sector indices, the biggest gains were in Personal Goods (+2.38 percent) and Banks (+1.84 percent).

The heaviest losses were in Oil (-0.08 percent) and in Financial Services (-0.07 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 40 were up, 8 were down and 7 were unchanged.