The rising second wave of the coronavirus, with AstraZeneca pausing its medical assessments for its vaccine but once more, and the worldwide money-laundering scandal that emerged on Sunday, despatched bourse indexes tumbling throughout Europe on Monday, with the Athens stock market taking vital losses. As soon as once more merchants in Greece proved extra desirous to comply with a downward course set overseas than an upward one.
The Athens Alternate (ATHEX) basic index ended at 630.32 factors, shedding 4.29% from Friday’s 658.54 factors. The big-cap FTSE 25 index contracted 4.65% to 1,503.98 factors.
The banks index plunged 6.25%, as Alpha sank 7.20%. Piraeus decreased 6.42%, Eurobank dropped 6.21% and Nationwide parted with 5.13%.
Aegean Air gave up 8.60%, Viohalco misplaced 8.18%, Motor Oil conceded 7.12%, Coca-Cola HBC eased 5.72% and Athens Water (EYDAP) shrank 5.24%. Ellaktor was the one blue chip to not fall, staying put.
In whole 15 stocks loved good points, 75 suffered losses and 19 remained unchanged.Turnover amounted to 49.2 million euros, down from final Friday’s €73.9 million.
In Nicosia, the overall index of the Cyprus Stock Alternate declined 1.89% to 44.76 factors.