Greek stocks ended higher in the first trading session of the week

Greek stocks ended higher in the first trading session of the week in the Athens Stock Exchange, in very thin volume with turnover falling below the 15-million-euro level.

The composite index of the market rose 0.91 pct to end at 569.72 points, with the Large Cap index rising 0.99 pct and the Mid Cap index falling 0.35 pct. Turnover was an extremely thin 14.903 million euros in volume of 19,407,095 shares.

Mytilineos (3.37 pct), Ellaktor (3.20 pct) and Eurobank (3.15 pct) scored the biggest percentage gains of the day among blue chip stocks, while Viohalco (2.40 pct), Hellenic Petroleum (1.52 pct) and Titan (1.05 pct) suffered heavy losses.

Among market sectors, Raw Materials (3.36 pct) and Travel (2.34 pct) scored big gains, while Industrial Products (0.47 pct) and Commerce (0.34 pct) suffered losses. Eurobank and National Bank were the most heavily traded securities of the day. Broadly, advancers led decliners by 58 to 38 with another 26 issues unchanged.

J&P Avax (28.18 pct), Dionic (16.22 pct) and Nafpaktos Spin Mills (9.84 pct) were top gainers, while Flexopack (20.79 pct), Sfakianakis (19.83 pct) and Progressive (15.25 pct) were top losers.