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ATHEX: Local bourse index edges lower

Stocks on Thursday did not build on Wednesday's gains, as investors went back to waiting for news from the bailout review.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 656.04 points, shedding 0.02 percent from Wednesday's 656.17 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index expanded 0.11 percent to 1,752.86 points.

ATHEX: Low expectations produce mixed results for Greek stocks

Stocks on the Athens bourse had a rather quiet start to the week on Tuesday, the same day that talks resumed on the second bailout review, with expectations remaining low for now. Trading volume only increased somewhat during the closing auctions.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 645.88 points, adding 0.08 percent to Friday's 645.37 points.

ATHEX: Quiet end to a week of gains on the bourse

The anticipation of the start of talks between the government and the country's creditors next week, as well as the long weekend - that saw many traders cut their week short - resulted in a particularly quiet session on the local stock market on Friday, with a mixed picture dominated by sliding banks and rising small-caps.

ATHEX: Stock traders come back down to earth

Tuesday's gains posted by bank stocks and the local bourse benchmark were wiped out on Wednesday on the realization that the second bailout review is nowhere near completion. The warning for Wednesday's drop for bank stocks had come at the end of trade on Tuesday, by which time their index had sunk to the day's low.

ATHEX: Benchmark tops 655 pts on Eurogroup decision

The positive momentum from the Eurogroup decision on Monday to see the creditors' representatives return to Athens next week carried Greek stocks higher on Tuesday, although the closing prices were significantly below their mid-session highs.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 655.20 points, adding 1.43 percent to Monday's 645.95 points.

Greek benchmark tops 655 pts on Eurogroup decision

The positive momentum from the Eurogroup decision on Monday to see the creditors' representatives return to Athens next week carried Greek stocks higher on Tuesday, although the closing prices were significantly below their mid-session highs.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 655.20 points, adding 1.43 percent to Monday's 645.95 points.

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