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.
Declining blue chips dragged the benchmark of the Greek bourse lower on Tuesday, as the various scenarios regarding proposals and counterproposals placed on the negotiating table by Athens and its creditors appeared to confuse investors instead of inspiring them at the start of the four-day trading week.
The Athens bourse?s recent spurt of growth came to an end on Wednesday. The benchmark closed at its lowest point of the session, with losses of 1 percent, as investors chose to cash in some of their gains from the previous five sessions of growth. The declines on a number of other European markets also played a role.
The Greek bourse began the four-day recess having secured daily gains of 1.06 percent and a weekly rise of 0.61 percent, as the government asked its eurozone peers for cash while making it clear that Russia is not a solution to Greece?s financial problems. Thursday?s trading volume was the second lowest of the year.
The Athens stock market reopened on Tuesday after a four-day break, making moderate gains on particularly low turnover as traders are expecting the results of Wednesday?s Euro Working Group meeting as well as the outcome of the prime minister?s visit to Moscow.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 777.47 points, adding 0.80 percent to Thursday?s 771.32 points.