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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-07-21

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

CONTENTS

  • [01] Greek bond market closing report
  • [02] Savvopoulos at Herod Atticus
  • [03] Stocks end sharply up

  • [01] Greek bond market closing report

    (ANA-MPA) -- The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds shrank spectacularly in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Thursday on hopes of a concrete response by the EU on the Greek debt crisis, with the spread falling at 13.36 pct from 14.30 pct on Wednesday. The Greek bond yielded 16.24 pct and the German Bund 2.88 pct.

    Turnover in the market rose to 74 million euros, of which 62 million were buy orders and the remaining 12 million euros were sell orders. The five-year benchmark bond was the most heavily traded security of the session with a turnover of 1.0 million euors.

    In interbank markets, interest rates moved lower. The 12-month rate was 2.17 pct, the six-month rate 1.81 pct, the three-month rate 1.60 pct and the one-month rate 1.44 pct.

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    [02] Savvopoulos at Herod Atticus

    (ANA-MPA) -- Noted Greek composer and performer Dionyssis Savvopoulos will headline a concert at the Herod Atticus Odeon on Sept. 25 based on two comedic works of ancient Athenian playwright Aristophanes.

    The exclusive performance at the venue, a Roman-era amphitheatre at the foot of Acropolis in central Athens, will benefit the scholarship fund of the distinguished Arsakeio-Tositsia Schools. The latter schools are part of the Athens-based Filekpaideftiki Society, which was founded in 1836 is a public non-profit welfare foundatio (www.arsakeio.gr)

    The musical performances will revolve around Aristophanes' comedies "Acharnenses" and "Wealth" ("Plutus", in the Latin).

    Caption: A file photo dated Sept. 22, 2003 shows a performance by Dionyssis Savvopoulos at the Herod Atticus Odeon. (ANA-MPA photo)

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    [03] Stocks end sharply up

    Stocks ended sharply higher at the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors reacted positively to early news over the outcome of a Eurozone Summit. The composite index of the market surpassed the 1,200 level to end at 1,214.42 points, up 2.54 pct, with bank shares at the focus on buying activity. Turnover also improved at 115.738 million euros. The Big Cap index rose 3.79 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 2.54 pct higher and the Small Cap index ended 2.93 pct higher. National Bank (10.61 pct), Eurobank (6.82 pct) and Ellaktor (6.75 pct) were top gainers, while Coca-Cola 3E (1.6 pct), OTE (1.06 pct) and Folli Follie (0.22 pct) were top losers among blue chip stocks.

    Banks (7.68 pct), Technology (6.03 pct) and Financial Services (4.54 pct) scored the biggest percentage gains of the day, while Food (1.58 pct) and Commerce (0.05 pct) suffered losses. Broadly, advancers led decliners by 111 to 29 with another 35 issues unchanged. AXON Holdings (20 pct), Koumbas (14.29 pct) and ELBE Clothing (14 pct) were top gainers, while Vioter (12.5 pct), Hatzioannou (11.11 pct) and General Commerce (9.09 pct) were top losers.

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