Hellenic Capital Market Commission

Slaughter on the Greek stock exchange: Drop on Tuesday's opening

The Athens Stock Exchange opened with a slight increase at 0.13% in the first few minutes on Tuesday before a 5% drop. The basic share price index later stabilized at 3.83% standing at 642.49 points at 11 a.m. and marking turnover at 16.26 mln euros.

The FTSE/ASE Large Index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 5.43% and the FTSE/ASE Mid Cap index dropped by 2.36%.