Greek Stocks End Flat in Record Low Turnover

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Greek stocks ended flat in the Athens Stock Exchange on Monday in very thin trading conditions. The general index of the market eased 0.38 pct to end at 751.50 points, with turnover shrinking to a new low record for the year (12.849 million euros) in volume of 8,096,374 shares.

The Large Cap index eased 0.32 pct and the Mid Cap index ended 1.20 pct lower. OTE (1.80 pct), OPAP (1.47 pct) and Aegean Airlines (1.20 pct) scored big gains among blue chip stocks, while Piraeus Bank (3.22 pct), Sarantis (3.06 pct) and PPC (2.70 pct) suffered heavy losses. Among market sectors, Telecoms (1.80 pct) and Travel (1.18 pct) scored gains, while Commerce (5.41 pct) and Banks (1.51 pct) suffered losses. National Bank and Eurobank were the most heavily traded securities of the day. Broadly, decliners led advancers by 62 to 32 with another 22 issues unchanged.

Dionic (19.13 pct), Kiriakoulis (16.16 pct) and Mermeren (6.63 pct) were top gainers, while Sidma (16.20 pct), Sfakianakis (11.16 pct) and Newsphone Hellas (10 pct) were top losers.