Stocks stage a rebound

Stocks on the local bourse rebounded yesterday after a session of high volatility, helped by the northward movement of foreign markets. The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 1,585.75 points yesterday, bouncing back 2.98 percent from Tuesday’s close at 1,539.90 points. The blue chip FTSE/ATHEX 20 index grew by 3.76 percent to end at 770.92 points. Turnover soared to 302.9 million euros, up from Tuesday’s 114.9 million.