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National Bank and Eurobank Fall as Merger Halted: Athens Mover

National Bank of Greece SA, the country’s biggest lender, and Eurobank Ergasias SA both lost as much as a record 30 percent of their value in Athens trading after their plan for a merger was put on hold.

Eurobank fell 17 percent to 13 euro cents at 12:03 p.m. local time, the lowest since April 1999, while National Bank declined 30 percent to 36 cents, the most since September 1992. Alpha Bank SA fell 7 percent and Piraeus Bank SA dropped 11 percent.