The Stock Exchange is pressed towards 880 points

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The Athens Stock Exchange is moving slightly downwards, with defenses that have risen around 880 points, which, although it tried to move higher in the morning, finally needs to maintain a more cautious attitude.

In particular, the General Index records losses of 0.31% at 882.69 points, while the turnover is at 14.2 million euros and the volume at 5.5 million units. The FTSE 25 also recorded a drop of 0.29%, to 2,121.04 points, while the banking index lost 0.39% to 567.94 points.

The Stock Exchange is pressed towards 880 points

Although the market has some guarantees to justify the higher levels, both the pandemic front and the central bank have created a mix that maintains caution. After the appearance of the Omicron variant and the vertical dip of the market, the recovery has found a ceiling below 900 units, which show much greater resistance against the long, than expected.

So, as it reports today and, while the whole planet is feeling more and more intensely the threat of Omicron that is spreading rapidly, we in Greece, under the weight of the Delta at the moment, experienced yesterday a “black Tuesday”, with 130 recorded deaths due to the coronavirus. This is a sad record from the beginning of the pandemic, with the restraining measures always being on the table of Maximos and in the minds of L. Athens.

Analysts insist on being positive about Greece

However, positive assessments for Greece are not lacking, as they often densely confirm the vote of confidence in our country. Today it was DZ Bank, which assesses that the long-term strategy of the Greek government for the return of Greece to the group of “normal” issuers of government bonds is so far very successful.

DZ Bank estimates that the growth of Greece this year will move to 8%, while it will remain strong in 2022 “running” at rates close to 4% with Greek GDP fully returning to pre-pandemic levels. In the next two years, the growth is expected to be driven by investments which will be supported by the resources of the Recovery Fund.


On the board now, Ellactor, Jumbo, GEK Terna, ELHA, PPA and Terna Energy record losses of more than 1%, while PPC, Motor Oil, Aegean, Alpha Bank, Eurobank, Piraeus, Lambda, IPTO are moving slightly downwards. , Titan and National.

On the other hand, HELEX gains 1.63%, with Sarantis, OTE, OPAP, Viohalko, Coca Cola and Mytilineos recording a slight increase. EYDAP is unchanged.


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