The rebalancing of the MSCI Standard index involving several Greek blue chips as of Monday brought increased trading in the last session of the week, with two-thirds of turnover concentrated on just four stocks: Alpha, OPAP, PPC and Piraeus Bank.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 1,314.74 points, shedding 0.64 percent from Thursday’s 1,323.24 points. On a weekly basis it climbed 0.99 percent. The large-cap FTSE/ATHEX 25 fell 0.68 percent to 423.68 points.
Marfin Investment Group posted a 7.42 percent increase, while Intralot slid 3.85 percent.
In total, 66 stocks rose, 76 declined and 18 stayed put.
Turnover soared to 164.5 million euros, up on Thursday’s 158 million.