ATHEX: Bourse adds to Monday’s stock growth
The Greek stock market held on to Monday's remarkable gains and added some more for the majority of listed companies on Tuesday, with the strict new measures to contain the pandemic in the capital - announced about an hour after closing - largely being priced in already. This time it was non-credit sector stocks that drove the index higher, shaking off early pressure on prices.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 663.61 points, adding 0.38% to Monday's 661.13 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index expanded 0.21% to 1,593.70 points.
The banks index increased 0.19%, with Alpha earning 0.99% and National growing 0.77%, while Eurobank dropped 0.60% and Piraeus eased 0.48%.
Fourlis Holdings increased 5.49%, Public Power Corporation collected 4.73%, Aegean Air rose 4.28%, Viohalco grabbed 2.61% and Piraeus Port Authority rose 2.26%. Hellenic Exchanges...