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Athens News Agency: News in English, 01-11-19

Athens News Agency: News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article

From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise
  • [02] Weather forecast: Rain and storms on Monday
  • [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Monday

  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

    19/11/2001 11:45:42

    Equity priceswere rising at the opening of trading Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the general share price index up 1.39 percent at 2,801.83 points at 11:10 a.m., and turnover at 15.3 million euros or 5.2 billion drachmas.

    Individual sector indices were moving upward acros the board, with the biggest gains in Textiles, up 3.32 percent; Wholesale, up 2.37 percent; Construction, up 2.02 percent; and Banks, up 1.68 percent.

    The FTSE/ASE-20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 1.42 percent; the FTSE/ASE-40 index for medium capitalisation paper was up 1.28 percent; and the FTSE/ASE-80 index for small cap equities was up 2.13 percent.

    Of the stocks moved, 260 were up, 15 were down and 31 were unchanged.

    [02] Weather forecast: Rain and storms on Monday

    19/11/2001 09:43:44

    Rain and storms are forecast in most parts of Greece on Monday. Local cluding is expected in western Greece, turning to rain and local showers, mainly in the northwest, while local cloud forecast for Crete, the Cyclades and the Dodecanese. Winds variable. Temperatures in thenorth will range from 0 to 16 C, in the west from 9 to 18 C, and in the rest of the country from 7 to 20 C. Athens will be overcast, turning to rain in the afternoon with the possibility of local storms during the night, and temperatures of 10-19 C. The same in Thessaloniki, with temperatures of 6-16 C.

    [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Monday

    19/11/2001 09:43:25

    Indicative tourist buying rates

    U.S. dollar 382.178

    German mark 172.829

    French franc 051.531

    Pound sterling 547.407

    Irish punt 429.202

    Belgian franc 008.379

    Luxembourg franc 008.379

    Dutch guilder 153.389

    Italian lira (100) 017.457

    Austrian schilling 024.565

    Danish kroner 045.426

    Swedish kroner 036.048

    Finnish mark 056.852

    Spanish peseta 002.032

    Portuguese escudo 001.686

    Japanese yen (100) 311.671

    Swiss franc 230.361

    Norwegian kroner 042.679

    Cyprus pound 590.022

    Canadian dollar 240.150

    Australian dollar 200.099


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