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ATHEX: Stocks edge higher on day of gains abroad

The benchmark at Athinon Avenue proved unable to hold on to most of the gains it had recorded during the day on Wednesday, in line with the majority of other eurozone bourses. It presented a mixed picture at the end of the session, with rising stocks narrowly edging out the losers on a day when the bond market dominated investor interest.

ATHEX: Bank stocks, agreed deals lead bourse to a rebound

The Greek benchmark was buoyed by bank stocks and prearranged transactions on Tuesday, and ended the session safely clear of the 900-point zone. Turnover also showed a marked improvement.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 917 points, adding 1.55 percent to Monday's 902.98 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index expanded 1.53 percent to 2,296.31 points.

ATHEX: Slight rise for benchmark

The tug-of-war between buyers and sellers lasted all day at the Greek bourse on Thursday, with the closing auctions seeing buyers edging ahead to secure the benchmark a marginal increase on its third consecutive day of growth, while daily turnover continued to decline.

ATHEX: Stocks snap losing streak after six days

After six straight days of losses Greek stocks rebounded on Tuesday with non-banking blue chips showing the way for the rest of the market on rather satisfactory turnover. The rest of the week will reveal whether this was a mere reaction to the long period of decline or if the benchmark has bottomed out in terms of coronavirus worries.

ATHEX: Fourth day of stock losses

Global concerns over the expansion of China's coronavirus have taken a toll on international markets, with the Greek bourse again being no exception. Thursday's was the fourth consecutive session of losses, which so far this week have added up to 1.6 billion euros in capitalization.

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