ASE Index rose 4.16, or 0.3 percent, to 1,453.95 as of 12:00 p.m. in Athens.
The following stocks are among the most active in Athens trading. Symbols are in parentheses.
Alpha Bank AE (ALPHA GA) dropped 1.2 percent to 4.13 euros, declining for a second day. EFG Eurobank Ergasias SA (EUROB GA) fell 2.1 percent to 4.15 euros, extending yesterday’s loss. National Bank of Greece SA (ETE GA) fell for a third day, retreating 1.2 percent to 6.40 euros. Fitch Ratings Ltd. has requested to meet Greek bank representatives this week before releasing its reassessment of the country’s economy at the end of the year, capital.gr news site reported, without saying where it got the information.
GEK Terna SA (GEKTERNA GA) lost 1.2 percent to 3.24 euros, its second day of declines. The Greek energy holding company had its share-price estimate cut to 4.35 euros from 5 euros at Eurobank Securities SA.
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