For the third time in the past few days the Greek bourse’s benchmark failed to stay above the 850-point level on Friday, as the EU summit in Riga gave traders an ambiguous picture of the course of debt talks.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 840.22 points, shedding 0.65 percent from Thursday’s 845.73 points, though on a weekly basis it rose 3.48 percent.
The large-cap FTSE/ATHEX 25 index contracted 1.19 percent to close at 251.15 points.
In total 48 stocks went up, 51 headed south and 23 stayed put.
Turnover amounted to 69.8 million euros, up from Thursday’s 59.3 million.