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Foreign Investors Raised Their Market Share in Athens Stock Exchange in July

ATHENS — Foreign investors were net buyers for the third month in a row in the Athens Stock Exchange, raising significantly the inflow levels so far this year.

Foreign investors recorded net inflows of 46.3 million euros in July, raising their share to 62.7% of the market's capitalization. Foreign investors also accounted for 61.6% of total transactions in the market (up from 55.8% in June).

The US (5.9 billion), Cyprus (5.1 billion) and Holland (4.1 billion euros) recorded the biggest portfolio value.

In July, a total of 1,709 new customer accounts were opened, up from 816 in June. The value of transactions totaled 1.501 billion euros in July, up 5.98% from June (1.417 billion), and up 34.58% compared with July 2020 (1.155 billion euros).

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