Greek stocks fall for sixth successive session in the Athens Stock Exchange

Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday, extending their decline of the sixth successive session. The general index of the market fell 0.23 pct to end at 805.58 points, off the day’s lows of 796.86 points. The Large Cap index eased 0.56 pct and the Mid Cap index rose 3.01 pct.

Turnover was an improved 61.570 million euros in volume of 65,556,232 shares. ADMIE (2.45 pct), OPAP (2.16 pct) and National Bank (1.89 pct) scored big gains among blue chip stocks, while Piraeus Bank (4.15 pct), Jumbo (2.16 pct) and Alpha Bank (1.84 pct) suffered heavy losses. Among market sectors, Health (14.66 pct), Technology (2.99 pct) and Financial Services (2.71 pct) scored big gains, while Food (1.37 pct) and Personal Products (1.33 pct) suffered losses. National Bank and MIG were the most heavily traded securities of the day. Broadly, advancers led decliners by 66 to 45 with another 36 issues unchanged. CPI (23.81 pct), Audiovisual (20.30 pct) and Kreka (18.75 pct) were top gainers, while Varagis (19.77 pct), Vioter (18.59 pct) and Fieratex (9.32 pct) were top losers.