Greek stocks ended slightly higher in the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday

Greek stocks ended slightly higher for the eighth consecutive session in the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday, with the main index moving over the 800-point mark.

The general index of the market rose 1.38 pct to end at 804.05 points, the highest closing since the September 13, 2017 session. The Large Cap index rose 1.59 pct and the Mid Cap index ended 2.03 pct higher. Turnover was at 111.220 million euros in a volume of 156,083,557 shares.

Jumbo (+4.90 pct), OPAP (+3.03 pct), Alpha Bank (+2.72 pct) and Folli Follie (+2.54 pct) scored big gains among blue chip stocks, while PPC (-1.14 pct), Sarantis (-1.13 pct) and Terna Energy (-0.88 pct) suffered losses.

All market sectors registered gains, with the highest gains scored by Personal Products (+3.91 pct), Travel & Leisure (+2.89 pct), and Technology (+2.54 pct).

National Bank and Eurobank were the most heavily traded securities of the day. Broadly, advancers led decliners by 74 to 28 with another 34 issues unchanged. Dionic (+19.58 pct), AEGEK (+19.05 pct), Attica Bank (+18.00 pct) and Boutaris (+14.29 pct) were top gainers, while Varvaressos (-20.00 pct), Sfakianakis (-18.46 pct), GE Dimitriou (-13.33 pct) and Alpha Trust (-11.43 pct) were top losers.