Greek stocks ends slightly higher in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday

Greek stocks ended slightly higher in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday with the composite index of the market rising 0.49 pct to end at 595.90 points. Turnover was a thin 27.81 million euros in volume of 39.85 million shares. Broadly, advancers led decliners by 63 to 45 with another 16 isues unchanged.

The Large Cap index rose 0.50 pct and the Mid Cap index rose 0.36 pct. Among market sectors, Banks rose 1.27 pct, followed by Travel and Raw Materials. On the other hand, the Media sector fell 8.86 pct and the Commerce sector eased 1.11 pct. Boutaris recorded the biggest daily percentage gains (18.75 pct), followed by Compucon (16.67 pct) and National Bank (16.67 pct), while on the other hand, Alpha Bank, Perseus and Pegasus suffered the heaviest percentage losses.