Greece stocks lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down
Greece stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Food, Banking and Utilities sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 0.05% to hit a new 52-week low.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Kekrops SA (AT:KEKr), which rose 6.29% or 0.0900 points to trade at 1.5200 at the close. Meanwhile, Jumbo SA (AT:BABr) added 5.60% or 0.610 points to end at 11.510 and Motor Oil Hellas Corinth Refineries SA (AT:MORr) was up 4.21% or 0.90 points to 22.30 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Attica Bank SA (AT:BOAr), which fell 6.53% or 0.009 points to trade at 0.123 at the close. Ellaktor SA (AT:HELr) declined 6.53% or 0.088 points to end at 1.260 and Intracom Constructions Technical and Steel Constructions SA (AT:INCr) was down 4.15% or 0.050 points to 1.155.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 56 to 49 and 14 ended unchanged.
Shares in Attica Bank SA (AT:BOAr) fell to 52-week lows; losing 6.53% or 0.009 to 0.123. Shares in Ellaktor SA (AT:HELr) fell to 52-week lows; falling 6.53% or 0.088 to 1.260.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.06% or 0.70 to $1190.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 2.36% or 1.77 to hit $73.19 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 1.87% or 1.59 to trade at $83.41 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.30% to 1.1524, while EUR/GBP fell 0.11% to 0.8732.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 95.16.