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ATHEX: Banks drag stock market lower

Stocks in the Greek bourse were once again swayed by banks that dragged the market lower on Tuesday, accelerating the benchmark's decline toward the 900-point mark.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 911.82 points, shedding 0.86 percent from Monday's 919.77 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index contracted 0.95 percent to 2,291.80 points.

ATHEX: Stocks edge higher on day of gains abroad

The benchmark at Athinon Avenue proved unable to hold on to most of the gains it had recorded during the day on Wednesday, in line with the majority of other eurozone bourses. It presented a mixed picture at the end of the session, with rising stocks narrowly edging out the losers on a day when the bond market dominated investor interest.

ATHEX: Bank stocks, agreed deals lead bourse to a rebound

The Greek benchmark was buoyed by bank stocks and prearranged transactions on Tuesday, and ended the session safely clear of the 900-point zone. Turnover also showed a marked improvement.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 917 points, adding 1.55 percent to Monday's 902.98 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index expanded 1.53 percent to 2,296.31 points.

ATHEX: Slight rise for benchmark

The tug-of-war between buyers and sellers lasted all day at the Greek bourse on Thursday, with the closing auctions seeing buyers edging ahead to secure the benchmark a marginal increase on its third consecutive day of growth, while daily turnover continued to decline.

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