ATHEX: Index tops 660 points

The Greek bourse benchmark advanced for a sixth day in a row on Thursday, ending the week just above 660 points, on ever rising volume.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 660.30 points, adding 0.42 percent to Wednesday's 657.54 points. On a weekly basis it grew 2.59 percent.

ATHEX: Minor growth for main index

The benchmark of the Greek bourse continued its ascent for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday in what proved to be a session of mixed fortunes as blue chips edged higher while the majority of stocks ended in the red. On the positive side, the daily turnover, having dipped recently to a record low, is also on the rise and approached the 50-million-euro mark.

ATHEX: 2016 ends in the green

The moderate gains recorded in the Greek bourse's last session of the year meant that the benchmark finished 2016 in the green, adding 1.95 percent to its value at the end of 2015. This meant that after two years of decline (2014 and 2015), the main index at Athinon Avenue has recorded a small recovery.

ATHEX: Small losses at the end of a declining week

The Greek bourse was in a holiday mood on Friday, with trading action being particularly reduced and stocks having a mixed picture at the end of the session.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 630.28 points, shedding 0.25 percent from Thursday's 631.85 points. On a weekly basis it declined 1.46 percent.

ATHEX: Mild losses in profit-taking

Some investors cashed in Wednesday's gains on Thursday, but the benchmark remained above the 630-point mark.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 631.85 points, shedding 1.12 percent from Wednesday's 638.99 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index contracted 0.99 percent to close at 1,695.79 points, while banks fell 3.85 percent and small-caps slumped 9.94 percent.