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ATHEX: Benchmark rebounds by almost 1 pct

Buyers got back to strengthening their positions on the Greek bourse on Wednesday, taking the majority of stocks close to the day's highs at the close after a rather wobbly start due to the release of the European Commission's third assessment report. Even so, the session's turnover was less than half that recorded on Tuesday.

ATHEX: Bourse enjoys its best week in four years

The stock market braved its early losses and the drops on most other European bourses to revert to gains by the closing bell on Friday and see its benchmark register monthly gains of 7.37 percent in May. Public Power Corporation and banks led the price rebound, with turnover topping 150 million euros, as the positive momentum that started last Monday continued.

ATHEX: Bourse closes largely unchanged

Traders who decided to cash in Monday and Tuesday's gains at the start of Wednesday's session were met with the resistance of sellers who refused to let the blue chips slip, leading to a mixed picture at the end of the day at Athinon Avenue.
Turnover came to a satisfactory level, though not as high as that seen at the start of the week.

Bourse closes largely unchanged

Traders who decided to cash in Monday and Tuesday's gains at the start of Wednesday's session were met with the resistance of sellers who refused to let the blue chips slip, leading to a mixed picture at the end of the day at Athinon Avenue.
Turnover came to a satisfactory level, though not as high as that seen at the start of the week.

ATHEX: Stocks extend rise on return of confidence

The MSCI Standard Greece index rebalancing, with the return to its ranks of National Bank, and the continued euphoria from political developments in Athens saw the Greek bourse extend its gains on Tuesday and double Monday's daily turnover, as positive reviews from foreign firms and agencies poured in following the announcement of a snap election.

ATHEX: PPC, Piraeus turn bourse's weekly losses into gains

Public Power Corporation and Piraeus Bank helped the benchmark of the Greek bourse recover on Friday, which sufficed to swing the weekly losses into gains. However, turnover reverted to low levels as the market clearly is in anticipation of the election results, not only in Greece but also in the rest of the European Union.

ATHEX: Stock decline continues at Athens bourse

The 390-million-euro sale of a National Bank stake in NBG Pangaea to Invel dominated Thursday's bourse session, which saw the majority of stocks end lower.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 725.56 points, shedding 0.81 percent from Wednesday's 731.49 points. The large-cap FTSE-25 index contracted 0.69 percent to 1,884.37 points.

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