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Athens News Agency: News in English, 02-08-22

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  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange opening: positive climate
  • [02] Weather Forecast: Mostly sunny on Thursday
  • [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Thursday
  • [04] Titles 4

  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange opening: positive climate

    22/08/2002 12:43:54

    Equities were rising at the opening of trading Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange, with the buoyant climate of the previous session maintained by support for the telecoms sector, with Panafon stock gaining 3.1 per cent and OTE gaining 1.1 per cent.

    The general share price index was up 0.36 per cent half an hour into the session, standing at 2,212.88 points, with turnover at 10.94 million euros.

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 0.37 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index was up 0.39 percent, and the FTSE/ASE SmallCap 80 index was up 0.72 percent.

    Of the stocks moved, 160 were up, 40 were down and 45 were unchanged.

    [02] Weather Forecast: Mostly sunny on Thursday

    22/08/2002 10:21:36

    Sunny weather is forecast in all parts of the country, with scattered cloud from late afternoon on the mainland. Showers are likely, mainly in the north. Winds variable, light to moderate, turning strong in the southeastern Aegean. In the north, temperatures will range from 17C to 29C; in the west from 18C to 32C; and in the rest of the country from 19C to 30C. Temperatures in Athens between 21C and 30C; and in Thessaloniki between 19C and 28C.

    [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Thursday

    22/08/2002 10:21:30

    Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank

    U.S. dollar 0.984

    Pound sterling 0.645

    Danish kroner 7.486

    Swedish kroner 9.240

    Japanese yen 116.7

    Swiss franc 1.481

    Norwegian kroner 7.416

    Cyprus pound 0.578

    Canadian dollar 1.543

    Australian dollar 1.804

    [04] Titles 4

    21/08/2002 23:32:49

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