Investing.com – Greece stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Travel, Media and Retail sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite declined 1.01%.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Elastron SA (AT:ELSRr), which rose 3.12% or 0.0350 points to trade at 1.1550 at the close. Meanwhile, Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT:EURBr) added 2.24% or 0.0110 points to end at 0.5030 and Athens Medical (AT:AMCr) was up 2.05% or 0.020 points to 1.000 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Reds (AT:CAMr), which fell 5.92% or 0.050 points to trade at 0.800 at the close. Techn Olympic (AT:OLYr) declined 4.40% or 0.060 points to end at 1.305 and National Bank of Greece SA (AT:NBGr) was down 3.53% or 0.039 points to 1.065.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 56 to 35 and 19 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.49% or 6.20 to $1259.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.66% or 1.24 to hit $47.84 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 2.35% or 1.32 to trade at $57.58 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.59% to 1.1429, while EUR/GBP rose 0.50% to 0.9034.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.50% at 96.083.