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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-12-16

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  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

    Equity prices were rising at the opening of trade on Friday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.48 percent, standing at 663.34 points at 11:00 am, and turnover at 2.98 million euros.

    Individual sector indices were moving mostly upward, with the biggest gains in Food and Beverages, up 2.32 percent; and Banks, up 1.89 percent.

    The biggest losses were in Constructions, down 1.23 percent; and Commerce, down 1.03 percent.

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 0.95 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index was down 0.06 percent, and the FTSE/ASE-80 small cap index was up 0.41 percent.

    Of the stocks traded, 31 were up, 19 were down, and 9 were unchanged.

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    ‘he Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    The reserve labour measures and the possibility of layoffs in the public sector, the asphyxiation of the market due to lack of liquidity, and rumours of a government reshuffle, mostly dominated the headlines on Friday in Athens' newspapers.

    AVGHI: "Unemployment bomb".

    AVRIANI: "The Memorandum failed and destroyed the country".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Nine out of ten Greeks on the verge of bankruptcy".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Reserve labour and civil servants in their fifties as well".

    ESTIA: "We are paying the (the price of) socialism".

    ETHNOS: "Back-stabbing during the Cabinet meeting on the reserve labour measure".

    IMERISSIA: "Electrocution by PPC".

    KATHIMERINI: "Government reshuffle scenarios on the front stage".

    NAFTEMPORIKI: "Cutback of 150,000 job positions in public sector".

    RIZOSPASTIS: "Striking steelworkers rally on Saturday in Athens".

    TA NEA: "The reserve labour measure failed, layoffs on the horizon".

    VRADYNI: "Fictitious years to avoid layoffs".

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