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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-02-21

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

CONTENTS

  • [01] ADEX closing report
  • [02] Stocks end sharply lower ´╗┐

  • [01] ADEX closing report

    (ANA-MPA) -- The March contract on the FTSE 20 index was trading at -2.08 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Monday, with turnover rising to 106.024 million euros. Volume on the Big Cap index totaled 20,261 contracts, worth 80.893 million euros, with 31,436 short positions in the market.

    Volume in futures contracts on equities totaled 55,018 contracts worth 25.131 million euros, with investment interest focusing on National BankÔs contracts (10,305), followed by Eurobank (5,963), MIG (1,286), OTE (1,182), Piraeus Bank (8,127), Alpha Bank (13,111), Marfin Popular Bank (7,458), Ellaktor (953), Cyprus Bank (966), Hellenic Postbank (1,606) and ATEbank (975).

    More details on the subscriber's page of ANA-MPA | Subscription request form

    ´╗┐

    [02] Stocks end sharply lower

    Stocks ended sharply lower at the Athens Stock Exchange as investors took profits in bank shares after Alpha Bank rejected National BankÔs friendly merger offer. The composite index fell 2.73 pct to end at 1,668.25 points, with turnover a strong 258.66 million euros. The Big Cap index dropped 3.05 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 2.20 pct down and the Small Cap index fell 4.11 pct.

    The Insurance index (1.01 pct) was the only sector to end higher, while Financial Services (6.28 pct), Raw Materials (5.30 pct) and Chemicals (4.49 pct) suffered the heaviest percentage losses of the day. Alpha Bank (5.01 pct), Titan (1.44 pct) and National Bank (0.40 pct) were top gainers among blue chip stocks, while ATEbank (11.70 pct), Hellenic Postbank (10.19 pct) and Piraeus Bank (10.16 pct) were top losers. Broadly, decliners led advancers by 131 to 48 with another 49 issues unchanged. CPI (18.75 pct), Mohlos (10 pct) and Eurobrokers (9.84 pct) were top gainers, while Intrakat (19.37 pct), ATEbank (11.70 pct) and Proton Bank (11.11 pct) were top losers.

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