Investing.com – Greece stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Travel, Media and Retail sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite added 0.18%.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were AS Company SA (AT:ASCr), which rose 2.96% or 0.080 points to trade at 2.780 at the close. Meanwhile, Karatzi (AT:KRTr) added 2.14% or 0.150 points to end at 7.200 and J.&P. Avax (AT:AVAr) was up 1.65% or 0.006 points to 0.369 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT:SELr), which fell 4.72% or 0.0020 points to trade at 0.0404 at the close. Iktinos Hellas (AT:IKTr) declined 3.48% or 0.1700 points to end at 4.7100 and European Reliance General Insurance Co SA (AT:EREr) was down 3.09% or 0.110 points to 3.540.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 53 to 45 and 21 ended unchanged.
Shares in AS Company SA (AT:ASCr) rose to 5-year highs; up 2.96% or 0.080 to 2.780.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.13% or 1.65 to $1281.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.08% or 0.04 to hit $53.05 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.03% or 0.02 to trade at $61.52 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.24% to 1.1385, while EUR/GBP fell 0.60% to 0.8712.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.18% at 95.782.