Investing.com – Greece stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Athens, the gained 2.50%.
The best performers of the session on the were Intralot (AT:), which rose 20.37% or 0.077 points to trade at 0.455 at the close. Meanwhile, Intracom Holdings SA (AT:) added 14.73% or 0.081 points to end at 0.631 and Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT:) was up 13.03% or 0.0640 points to 0.5550 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Reds (AT:), which fell 9.68% or 0.075 points to trade at 0.700 at the close. Elastron SA (AT:) declined 3.49% or 0.0400 points to end at 1.1050 and Kekrops SA (AT:) was down 2.70% or 0.0400 points to 1.4400.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 68 to 38 and 15 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.25% or 3.10 to $1232.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 2.37% or 1.19 to hit $51.48 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 1.32% or 0.78 to trade at $59.87 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.22% to 1.1391, while EUR/GBP rose 0.53% to 0.8910.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 96.672.
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