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 1.30%.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Iaso (AT:IASr), which rose 3.32% or 0.040 points to trade at 1.245 at the close. Meanwhile, Reds (AT:CAMr) added 2.50% or 0.020 points to end at 0.820 and Autohellas (AT:AUTr) was up 1.82% or 0.40 points to 22.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Gek Terna (AT:HRMr), which fell 8.33% or 0.400 points to trade at 4.400 at the close. Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT:SELr) declined 7.22% or 0.0026 points to end at 0.0334 and Iktinos Hellas (AT:IKTr) was down 6.33% or 0.2900 points to 4.2900.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 62 to 33 and 17 ended unchanged.
Shares in Iaso (AT:IASr) rose to 3-years highs; up 3.32% or 0.040 to 1.245. Shares in Selonda Aquaculture SA (AT:SELr) fell to all time lows; down 7.22% or 0.0026 to 0.0334.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.61% or 7.80 to $1289.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 4.65% or 2.11 to hit $47.52 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 4.67% or 2.51 to trade at $56.31 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.91% to 1.1358, while EUR/GBP rose 0.28% to 0.9013.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.62% at 96.328.