Greek bourse starts trading week with notable losses

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.

ATHEX: Bourse ends rising streak, falling 1 pct

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.

ATHEX: Negotiating team shake-up extends stock market gains

The local stock market reacted positively on Monday after the government?s negotiating team was reshuffled ? in a move that appears to have sidelined the much-criticized Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis ? taking the benchmark close to 800 points in what was the fourth consecutive session of gains for most stocks.

Bank stocks post huge losses in Q1

With the omens from the negotiations in Brussels being far from positive on Tuesday, the benchmark of the Greek stock market ended the month of March with losses of 11.93 percent, while banks declined by 24.69 percent. The banks index lost 41.53 percent in the first quarter of the year.

Slide accelerates again for Greek stocks and bonds

 Bourse benchmark has lost 20 percent in the last three days

Greek securities sank afresh on Thursday as panic selling in stocks and bonds led the bourse benchmark’s total losses over the last three sessions to 20 percent, with 13 billion euros wiped off the value of Greek shares, while 10-year sovereign bond yields soared over 9 percent.

York Global increases stake in Terna Energy by 4.70 percent

York Global Finance Offshore BDH (Luxembourg) S.a.r.I. announced the acquisition of another 5,133,174 shares in blue chip Terna Energy on Thursday in a non-bourse transaction amounting to a 4.70 percent stake in the Athens-listed company.

The share purchase has seen York Global’s stake in the Greek energy firm climb to 7.70 percent,corresponding to 8,412,606 shares.