Athens Stock Exchange opening: Slightly up

Equity prices were slightly rising on Wednesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.22 percent, standing at 618.48 points at 11.00 am and turnover at 4.25 million euros.  

The FTSE/ASE Large Cap index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 0.19 percent and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index was up 0.40 percent.
On individual sector indices, the biggest gains were in Health (+1.86 percent) and Telecoms (+1.02 percent).
The heaviest losses were in Personal & Household (-0.88 percent) and in Travel & Leisure (-1.22 percent).
Of the stocks traded, 23 were up, 14 were down and 10 were unchanged.

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