Piraeus Port Authority

ATHEX: Stocks paint mixed picture at start of week

The benchmark of the Greek bourse ended Monday's session close to last Friday's eight-month high as traders' efforts to cash in recent gains met the resistance of certain blue chips that refused to yield ground. This resulted in a mixed picture on the board, with gainers outnumbering losers at the end of trade.

Minister says KAS ruling does not threaten Cosco's investment

Environment and Energy Minister Giorgos Stathakis sought to dispel fears over possible setbacks in the investment plan of Chinese giant Cosco in Piraeus on Wednesday, after Greece's top advisory body on the protection of antiquities voted to declare part of the area in question to be of archaeological interest.

ATHEX: Investors skim gains made in previous days

After rising in early trade, Greek stocks headed lower on Monday - although not below the psychologically significant 700-point level - as investors banked profits following a series of northbound sessions. The market is also seen to be saving its liquidity for Greece's 10-year bond issue, as well as Aegean Air's corporate bond.