Small drop for several stocks

Stocks posted a moderate decline on the local bourse yesterday, in line with international markets, while turnover keeps shrinking by the day. The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) closed at 3,362.18 points yesterday, a 0.47 percent drop from last Friday. The blue chip FTSE/ATHEX 20 index dropped by 0.41 percent to 1,843.99 points. Just a few blue chips gained ground yesterday. Coca-Cola HBC, for whom Marfin Analysis has maintained its target price at 22 euros, gained 2.13 percent to reach 16.34 euros. The only blue chip to outperform it on the day was OPAP, rising 2.18 percent. National Bank, which solved the problem with its pensioners, grew by 1.25 percent. The worst losses were for Viohalco (down 4.14 percent), Public Power Corporation (3.33 percent) and Titan (2.56 percent). Turnover reached 114.7 million euros.