Friday, June 21 2024

Athens Stock Exchange unable to hang on to early gains

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The Athens Stock Exchange was unable to hang on today to the early gains recorded yesterday,Tuesday.
HDN Newsroom
 
The ASE general index, which got close to its highest levels since 2014, ended down 0.84%, closing at 1,324.28 points.
 
Negative trends in other European stockmarkets finally were felt in Athens.
 
Blue chips lost 0.91% and mid-caps dropped 1.35%. Banks lost 0.78%.
 
Among blue chips, Mytilineos and ElvalHalcor lost over 3%, while Alpha Bank, Aegean Airlines, metals group Viohalco and Quest dropped over 2%.
 
Piraeus Bank, which posted strong results on Monday, bucked the trend, recording an increase of 2.15%. Construction group Ellaktor, Helleniq Energy and cosmetics company Sarantis also posted gains of more than 1%.