Jan. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The ASE Index rose 37.82, or 2.8 percent, to 1,407.17 as of 11:32 a.m. in Athens, extending its 1.1 percent advance the previous day.
The FTSE/ASE 20 Index of the country’s biggest companies advanced 3 percent to 654.99, while the Cypriot General Index gained 3.2 percent to 996.53.
The following stocks are among the most active in Athens trading today. Symbols are in parentheses.
Public Power Corp. SA (PPC GA) advanced 1.3 percent to 10.69 euros. Greece’s biggest electricity producer said there is a possibility of further price increases, Ta Nea reported, citing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Arthouros Zervos.
Titan Cement Co SA (TITK GA) gained 0.6 percent to 15.54 euros. Chairman Andreas Canellopoulos acquired 36,000 shares in Greece’s biggest producer of the building material between Jan. 10 and Jan. 11, according to an Athens bourse filing.
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