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ATHEX: Monthly gains of 6.36 pct for benchmark

The leaked details of a European Stability Mechanism paper documenting short-term measures to ease Greece's national debt, as well as news of progress in the bailout review talks, particularly on the labor relations front, led most Greek stocks to significant gains on Wednesday, in line with those registered on Wall Street and elsewhere in Europe, and improvements in oil rates.

ATHEX: Small gains for Greek stocks as interest turned to Fed

The Bank of Japan's surprise decision to keep interest rates unchanged against expectations for a drop deeper into negative territory bolstered most European bourses on Wednesday before interest turned toward the Fed verdict, but the Greek stock market felt little of that positive effect.

ATHEX: As negotiations stretch on, profit taking follows last week's stocks rally

As investors continued to await the conclusion of the government's negotiations with the country's creditors, profit taking dominated Monday's session at the Greek bourse, on the heels of last week's mini-rally that saw the benchmark clear 600 points. The first hour of trading resulted in gains, but the majority of stocks sank into negative territory for the rest of the day.

Steep early losses cut by end of trade in Greek bourse

The European Central Bank?s decision not to accept Greek bonds as collateral for local lenders to gain access to liquidity as of next Wednesday, along with the Greek and German finance ministers? meeting, weighed heavily on the Athens bourse on Thursday. However the 9 percent drop at the start of the session had been reduced to just 3.37 percent by the end.