Foreign investors raise their participation in the capitalisation of the Athens Stock Exchange in October

Foreign investors raised their participation in the capitalisation of the Athens Stock Exchange in October to 60.5 pct – including the participation of Hellenic Financial Stability Fund – from 59.5 pct a month earlier. Excluding the participation of HFSF, their share grew to 62.7 pct from 61.8 pct in September. Foreign investors’ participation in October 2015 was 51.8 pct (56.8 pct excluding HFSF).

Greek investors held 39.5 pct of the market’s capitalisation. Foreign investors were net buyers with capital inflows of 299.57 million euros.

Foreign investors accounted for 48.8 pct of market transactions in October, down from 62.3 pct in September and 58.6 pct in October 2015.

The value of transactions totaled 911.59 million euros in October, up 10.4 pct from September and up 16.5 pct from October last year. Average daily turnover was 45.58 million euros, up from 37.54 million in September and 37.25 million in October 2015.

The number of active investor codes was 12,217 in October, from 12,844 in September and 16,715 in October last year. The market’s capitalisation was 36.09 billion euros at the end of October, up from 34.38 billion in September and 33 billion euros in October last year.