Investing.com – Greece stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Travel, Media and Retail sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite fell 0.93%.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Karatzi (AT:KRTr), which rose 5.00% or 0.300 points to trade at 6.200 at the close. Meanwhile, ThesKi Water (AT:TWSr) added 3.61% or 0.150 points to end at 4.300 and Intracom Constructions Technical and Steel Constructions SA (AT:INCr) was up 3.15% or 0.035 points to 1.145 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Alpha Bank SA (AT:ACBr), which fell 9.44% or 0.095 points to trade at 0.911 at the close. National Bank of Greece SA (AT:NBGr) declined 4.30% or 0.043 points to end at 0.957 and Elliniki Technodomiki Anemos SA (AT:ANEMr) was down 4.10% or 0.065 points to 1.520.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 63 to 40 and 16 ended unchanged.
Shares in Alpha Bank SA (AT:ACBr) fell to 5-year lows; falling 9.44% or 0.095 to 0.911.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.20% or 2.55 to $1291.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 1.40% or 0.73 to hit $51.58 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.82% or 0.50 to trade at $60.82 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.14% to 1.1381, while EUR/GBP fell 0.35% to 0.8814.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 95.822.