Greece stocks lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 0.22%

Jun 22, 2018 – Greece stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Utilities, Food and Industrials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite declined 0.22%.

The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Crete Plastics SA (AT:PLAKR), which rose 4.55% or 0.600 points to trade at 13.800 at the close. Meanwhile, Fourlis Hld (AT:FRLr) added 3.00% or 0.180 points to end at 6.190 and Hellenic Telec (AT:OTEr) was up 2.83% or 0.29 points to 10.54 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Public Power (AT:DEHr), which fell 6.28% or 0.13 points to trade at 1.94 at the close. Holding Company ADMIE IPTO SA (AT:ADMr) declined 4.96% or 0.09 points to end at 1.73 and Marfin Invest (AT:MRFr) was down 4.62% or 0.005 points to 0.112.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 65 to 45 and 19 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.06% or 0.70 to $1271.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 3.54% or 2.32 to hit $67.86 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 2.18% or 1.59 to trade at $74.64 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.25% to 1.1632, while EUR/GBP rose 0.05% to 0.8767.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.18% at 94.37.