Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

Equity prices were rising on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 1.88 percent, standing at 612.48 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 24.15 million euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 1.61 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 2.48 percent.

On individual sector indices, the biggest gains were in Commerce (+2.53 percent), Raw Materials (+2.34 percent) and Telecoms (+2.08 percent). The heaviest losses were in Real Estate (-1.79 percent) and Technology (-0.05 percent).

Of the stocks traded, 39 were up, 11 were down and 5 were unchanged.

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