Bank stocks and the remainder of the Greek stock market seemed to be in two parallel universes on Wednesday, as the previous suffered losses after days of progress, whereas the overwhelming majority of listed firms loved features for an additional day, taking the benchmark greater.
The Athens Change (ATHEX) common index ended at 705.21 points, including 0.34% to Tuesday’s 702.85 points. The big-cap FTSE 25 index expanded 0.14% to shut at 1,669.82 points, with mid-caps rising 0.89%.
The banks index declined 2.28%, as Piraeus conceded 4.67%, Alpha misplaced 3.24% and Eurobank fell 2.57%, whereas Nationwide notched up a 0.29% advance.
Among the many different blue chips, Motor Oil jumped 6.07%, Ellaktor earned 5%, Public Energy Company grabbed 4.52% and Athens Water (EYDAP) added 2.10%, as Aegean Air parted with 2.89% and Coca-Cola HBC gave up 1.29%.
In complete 61 stocks recorded features, 39 suffered losses and 19 remained unchanged.
Turnover amounted to 61.5 million euros, down from Tuesday’s €64.2 million.
In Nicosia, the final index of the Cyprus Stock Change elevated 1.75% to shut at 49.21 points.