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ATHEX: Quiet finish to a quiet week on the Athens stock market

The trading week in Athens ended a day early on Thursday with the benchmark posting a small drop on low investor interest.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 588.67 points, shedding 0.13 percent from Wednesday's 589.46 points. On a weekly basis it declined by 0.90 percent.

National Bank recruiting for board chairman

Greece's National Bank has launched a recruitment process for the post of chairman of the board and non-executive board members, bank officials said on Wednesday.

The bank has appointed executive search company EgonZehnder, they said. The deadline for the submission of an expression of interest was September 25.


ATHEX: Stocks return to action with growth after Easter recess

A Morgan Stanley report that was published on Wednesday and forecast a swift end to the country's negotiations with its creditors gave a significant push to the local stock market upon its reopening after the Easter and May Day holidays. The report was particularly bullish on Greek bank stocks, whose index gained 3.01 percent on Wednesday.