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Eurobank hires banks for possible bond sale

Eurobank, Greece's third-largest lender by assets, said on Friday it had hired five investment banks to arrange a possible bond sale.

"Eurobank... has mandated Credit Suisse, HSBC, JP Morgan, Mediobanca and Nomura to arrange a series of fixed-income investor meetings in Europe starting from June 16," the bank said in a statement.

IMF’s report sends local stocks lower

Declines on most European markets and Tuesday’s International Monetary Fund report demanding measures to plug Greece’s fiscal gap for 2015-16 resulted in significant losses for most stocks during most of Wednesday’s bourse session, although certain blue chips reacted in the last hour of trading and contained the benchmark drop to 1.18 percent.

NBG leads local bourse benchmark to 2-month high point

The benchmark of the Greek bourse hit a two-month high on Friday following another session of gains with particularly high trading volume.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 1,305.16 points, adding 1.49 percent to Thursday’s 1,285.97 points. On a weekly basis it climbed 6.68 percent. The blue chip FTSE/ATHEX 25 expanded 1.83 percent to 422.39 points.