ATHEX: Index losses cut to 1.9 pct

ATHEX: Index losses cut to 1.9 pct

Greek stocks contained Thursday’s extensive morning losses in the afternoon, although the downward trend appears set to continue.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 440.88 points, shedding 1.89 percent from Wednesday’s 449.37 points.

The large-cap FTSE 25 index dropped 2.51 percent to end at 114.13 points. The banks index conceded 4.85 percent.

In total 30 stocks moved up, 79 dropped and 18 stayed put.

Turnover amounted to 73 million euros.