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ATHEX: Stocks edge lower in very quiet trade

Turnover struggled to top 20 million euros on Wednesday at Athinon Avenue, as on top of the recent stagnation in local trading, the US Independence Day holiday deprived the Greek stock market of some of the few remaining foreign traders. As a result the benchmark headed south again, while the banks index dropped for a sixth time in the last seven sessions.

ATHEX: Stocks decline in very thin trade

The lowest daily turnover of the year at the Greek stock exchange confirmed more than just the beginning of the summer holiday in Athens on Monday; far from emerging from the crisis era, Athinon Avenue still appears to be a shallow market swayed by a few speculative moves. The benchmark at the day's low wiped out all of Friday's gains.

ATHEX: Banks index bounces back after over a week of losses

The ascent of the banks index after six sessions of losses along with the recovery of bond prices gave local stocks a notable boost on Tuesday, combined with an improvement in trading volume.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 797.65 points, adding 1.68 percent to Monday's 784.46 points. The large-cap FTSE-25 index expanded 1.53 percent to 2,094.70 points.

ATHEX: Fed decision miffs investors

Concerns on international markets, related to the Fed's decision to keep its rates unchanged while signaling a policy tightening in the future, led to Greek stocks posting significant losses on Thursday, as the euro and the Greek bond prices continued their decline. The majority of stocks ended the session on the day's low.