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Athens News Agency: News in English, 02-03-26

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

CONTENTS

  • [01] Greek A-7 Corsair plane down in Ileia, pilot safe
  • [02] Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline
  • [03] Weather Forecast- Partly cloudy on Wednesday

  • [01] Greek A-7 Corsair plane down in Ileia, pilot safe

    26/03/2002 13:22:05

    An A-7 Corsair fighter aircraft crashed near Kalikomo in Ileia at 11:20 on Tuesday morning.

    The pilot, 32-year-old Pantelis Karantalis, managed to eject from the aircraft on time and was confirmed to be safe and sound by a helicopter sent to pick him up from the nearby airforce base in Araxos.

    The Airforce said the plane had been on a test flight.

    [02] Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

    26/03/2002 11:33:56

    Equity prices were declining at the opening of trading Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange, with the general share price index down 0.41 percent at 11:10am at 2,307.17 points and turnover at 2.5 million euros, or 850 million drachmas.

    The majority of individual sector indices were moving downward, with the biggest losses in Foods & Drinks, down 1.01 percent; Base Metals, down 0.82 percent; and Banks, down 0.67 percent; and gains in Investments, up 0.87 percent; and the Parallel Market, up 0.10 pecent; while Mining & Cements was level.

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 0.58 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index was down 0.36 percent, and the FTSE/ASE SmallCap 80 index was down 0.30 percent.

    Of the stocks moved, 39 were up, 102 were down and 49 were unchanged.

    [03] Weather Forecast- Partly cloudy on Wednesday

    26/03/2002 10:18:46

    Partly cloudy skies are forecast for most of Greece on Wednesday, with only a chance of rain in the north or snow flurries in mountainous regions. Northerly winds, moderate to strong and gusty in the Ionian. Temperatures between 2C to 10C in the north; 0C to 13 in the rest of the mainland; 5C to 15C on the islands.

    Scattered clouds in Athens, 5C to 13C. Only a slight chance of showers towards the afternoon in Thessaloniki, 3C to 10C.


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