The Greek bourse moved in line with the majority of eurozone markets on Wednesday, posting a mild correction after two sessions of gains for most of its stocks. Turnover dropped again as traders await the outcome of this weekend's annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and Monday's Eurogroup.
The Greek bourse saw sellers focus on its non-bank stocks on Thursday, leading to notable losses for its benchmark.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 566.58 points, shedding 1.47 percent from Wednesday's 575.06 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index contracted 1.68 percent to end at 1,524.17 points, though small-caps rose 1.26 percent.
The notable growth recorded during Tuesday's trading session, which saw the benchmark climb above the 650-point mark for a few hours, was reversed by a late selling spree in banks, although the main index still ended the session with gains. Trading volume was particularly high, mainly thanks to the MSCI index rebalancing.
Greece's private sector is resorting to the funding support of the European Investment Bank, seeking a share from the Investment Plan for Europe (also known as the Juncker Plan).
After Creta Farm, which has already secured such funding, Terna Energy has submitted an investment plan of more than 1 billion euros for the renewable energy sources sector.