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Athens News Agency: News in English, 00-08-16

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] Soccer-Greece-Switzerland-Friendly
  • [02] Foreign Exchange Rates-Thursday
  • [03] Weather Forecast-Thursday
  • [04] Stock Market-Close

  • [01] Soccer-Greece-Switzerland-Friendly

    16/08/2000 23:30:13

    SAINT-GALLEN, SWITZERLAND (ANA - A. Dimitriadis) - Greece drew 2-2 with Switzerland in a soccer friendly here on Wednesday night.

    The Swiss led in the 13th minute with a powerful shot from Comisetti. The Greeks put the game level at 1-1 in the 20th minute with a spectacular header from Ouzounidis. Just three minutes later, the Greek squad made it 2-1 with Georgiadis who flicked the ball past the Swiss goalkeeper. Switzerland's equaliser came in the 78th minute from a header by Yakin.

    The friendly match was a test for the Greek national team which is preparing for the qualifying matches of the 2002 World Cup.

    Greece will play against Germany in a World Cup European Group Nine qualifying match in Hamburg on September 2.

    [02] Foreign Exchange Rates-Thursday

    16/08/2000 19:33:53

    Following are foreign exchange rates released by the central bank for the next working day.

    Thursdays rates (buying)

    Euro 334.403

    U.S. dollar 368.419

    German mark 170.977

    [03] Weather Forecast-Thursday

    16/08/2000 19:16:24

    Sunny weather is forecast in the west on Thursday with light cloud in the east that is likely to turn to scattered showers or isolated storms on the mainland from late afternoon.

    [04] Stock Market-Close

    16/08/2000 19:00:00

    Stocks fell on the Athens Stock Exchange on Wednesday due to short-term profit taking in the wake of two consecutive rises.

    Trade remained thin, and turnover needed to rise in order for a trend to emerge, analysts said.

    The general index ended 1.47 percent lower at 3,750.84 points with turnover at 59.43 billion drachmas.

    Analysts were still reluctant to forecast the bourse's short-term future in its current moribund phase.


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