Investing.com – Greece stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Travel, Media and Retail sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite lost 0.50%.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Elastron SA (AT:ELSRr), which rose 3.51% or 0.0400 points to trade at 1.1800 at the close. Meanwhile, Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT:SELr) added 3.50% or 0.0014 points to end at 0.0414 and Attica Bank SA (AT:BOAr) was up 2.28% or 0.003 points to 0.126 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Piraeus Bank SA (AT:BOPr), which fell 4.67% or 0.043 points to trade at 0.877 at the close. Intralot (AT:INLr) declined 4.39% or 0.021 points to end at 0.469 and Marfin Invest (AT:MRFr) was down 3.33% or 0.003 points to 0.072.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 58 to 28 and 23 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.38% or 4.70 to $1242.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 1.69% or 0.89 to hit $51.69 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 1.17% or 0.72 to trade at $60.73 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.56% to 1.1297, while EUR/GBP rose 0.19% to 0.8990.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.45% at 97.495.