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Athens News Agency: News in English, 09-12-01

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  • [01] NBG board meeting on Wed.
  • [02] Greek navy chief received by Alexandria Patriarch
  • [03] Stocks jump 7.15% on Tues.

  • [01] NBG board meeting on Wed.

    (ANA-MPA) -- The National Bank of Greece announced on Tuesday that its board will convene the next day, with the board's agenda including issues such as the election of board members to replace executive members and the formation of a new council into a body.

    [02] Greek navy chief received by Alexandria Patriarch

    ALEXANDRIA (ANA-MPA / N. Katsikas) -- The Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodoros II on Tuesday received visiting Hellenic Navy chief of staff Vice-Adm. Georgios Karamalikis, who is on an official visit to Egypt this week.

    Karamalikis arrived in the country at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart, Vice-Adm. Moheb Memish.

    In greeting the top Greek naval officer, Theodoros expressed the Patriarchate's gratitude for the support and assistance offered over several years by the Hellenic Navy, and especially for the former's missionary and humanitarian work throughout the African continent.

    [03] Stocks jump 7.15% on Tues.

    Stocks staged a spectacular recovery at the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday, pushing the composite index of the market 7.15 pct higher to end at 2,425.09 points. Turnover was a moderate 302 million euros, of which 14.1 million euros were block trades.

    All sectors moved upwards, with the Technology (15.9 pct), Constructions (11.98 pct), Banks (9.85 pct), Raw Materials (9.71 pct), Financial Services (8.25 pct) and Media (8.05 pct) scoring the biggest percentage gains of the day.

    The FTSE 20 index jumped 8.29 pct, the FTSE 40 index ended 6.30 pct higher and the FTSE 80 index rose 6.32 pct. Broadly, advancers led decliners by 203 to 28 with another 26 issues unchanged.

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