The alignment of the positive results from Eurobank, the GEK Terna stake transaction, the announcement of new government measures and the approval of the US stimulus package took the benchmark of the Greek bourse above the 850-point mark on Thursday for the first time since the pandemic broke out.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 850.07 points, adding 1.06% to Wednesday’s 841.12 points. The large-cap FTSE 25 index expanded 1.22% to close at 2,045.59 points.
The banks index rebounded 3.14%, mainly thanks to Eurobank’s 5.38% jump. Piraeus grew 2.44%, National climbed 2.34% and Alpha advanced 1.21%.