The general index at the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) ended slightly higher in the during the last session of the week on Friday, almost reaching the 900-point mark, and despite a “bearing” mood in other European markets.
The general index was up by a marginal 0.17 percent to end at 899.16 points, the highest mark since June 6 (900.28 points). On Friday, the general index reached 902.37 points during trading, before falling. The index ended the week up by 2.32 percent, rising 5.65 percent since the first day of August; up by 0.65 percent since the start of the year.
The Large Cap index rose 0.11 percent and the Mid Cap index ended 0.22 percent higher. Turnover was 84.68 million euros, of which 37,629 million were package deals, or 30,876,087 shares in volume.
Motor Oil (+2.68 percent), Piraeus Bank (+1.89 percent) and Hel.Pe (+1.70 percent) scored the biggest gains among blue chips, while Ellaktor (-2.10 percent), OLP (-1.13) and Elvalhalcor (-0.94 percent) suffered losses.
Alpha Bank and Eurobank were the most heavily traded shares of the day. Decliners led advancers by 56 to 50, with another 24 stocks unchanged.