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Athens News Agency: News in English, 08-10-20

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  • [01] ASE opening: Strong rise
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] ASE opening: Strong rise

    Equity prices were rising at the opening of trade on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), influenced by the major international money markets, with the basic share price index up 2.85 percent, standing at 2,177.71 points at 10:45 a.m., and turnover at 22.4 million euros.

    Individual sector indices were moving upward nearly across the board, with the only losses in Commerce, down 1.38 percent.

    The biggest gains were in Raw Materials, up 4.11 percent; Banks, up 3.48 percent; Public Utilities, up 3.30 percent; and Construction, up 3.22 percent.

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 3.21 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index was up 1.83 percent, and the FTSE/ASE-80 small cap index was up 1.71 percent.

    Of the stocks moved, 85 were up, 14 were down, and 19 were unchanged.

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    Ruling New Democracy's proposal of the establishment of a fact-finding commission on the Vatopedi monastery scandal to be discussed in parliament on Wednesday dominated the headlines on Monday in Athens' newspapers.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Week of developments and....surprises - The political barometer rises".

    APOGEVMATINI: "ND's grass roots scolded the ministers for the back-stabbings".

    AVRIANI: "Multiple blows in parliament over former prime minister Costas Simitis' ministers' criminal responsibilities in the Vatopedi scandal".

    CHORA: "The collusion propels an ND-PASOK co-governance - The two parties together marginally amass 50 percent of the vote".

    ELEFTHEROS: "Dispute even over a government reshuffle - Fear regulating the Prime Minister's decisions".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Rift in main opposition PASOK and SYRIZA party on the establishment of an preliminary investigation commitee (in parliament, in a proposal tabled by PASOK that will be debated in the House on Wednesday) on the Vatopedi scandal".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "ND a boiling pot - ND MPs abandon the idea of abstention from the voting for the establishment of a fact-finding commission on the Vatopedi case".

    ESTIA: "ND in danger - Vatopedi case will act as a catalyst".

    ETHNOS: "ND party a bomb that is ready to explode - Party cadres strongly scolded the ministers".

    TA NEA: "The fact finding commission leads to ministers' sacrifices - Karamanlis in search of a way out of the crisis".

    VRADYNI: "USA-FYROM collusion - Turmoil over top secret documents' revelation".

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