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Athens News Agency: News in English, 10-11-26

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  • [01] Interview by Serbian FM Jeremic
  • [02] Stocks down 3.75% this week

  • [01] Interview by Serbian FM Jeremic

    (ANA-MPA) -- The expectation that an imminent dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina will create an atmosphere of trust and opportunities for the solution of bilateral problems was expressed in Thessaloniki on Friday by visiting Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic on Friday.

    In the interview with the ANA-MPA on the sidelines of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) foreign ministers' meeting here, Jeremic underlined that EU accession is a strategic priority for Serbia, stressing that the EU accession date for Western Balkan countries could be determined at an EU-Western Balkans Summit meeting in Thessaloniki in 2014.

    Moreover, he described relations between SE European countries as being better than ever, while referring to the situation in Sandzak, in southwest Serbia, home to a Muslim majority population, he said special attention should be given to Balkan regions "with extreme political elements".

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    [02] Stocks down 3.75% this week

    Stocks ended moderately lower at the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday as a rebound in blue chip stocks helped alleviate initial major losses in the market. The composite index fell 0.28 pct to end at 1,436.66 points, for a net loss of 3.75 pct in the week. Turnover remained a low 90.782 million euros.

    MIG (1.69 pct), Marfin Popular Bank (1.69 pct) and OPAP (0.89 pct) were top gainers among blue chip stocks, while ATEbank (4.35 pct), Cyprus Bank (3.39 pct) and Hellenic Postbank (3.11 pct) were top losers.

    The Big Cap index fell 0.20 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 1.35 pct down and the Small Cap index eased 1.22 pct. The Technology (2.15 pct) and Insurance (1.74 pct) sectors scored gains, while Constructions (1.64 pct) and Health (1.93 pct) suffered the heaviest percentage losses.

    Broadly, decliners led advancers by 115 to 47 with another 60 issues unchanged. Forthnet (10.26 pct), Boutaris (10 pct) and Mediterra (8.11 pct) were top gainers, while Klonatex (20 pct), Cardico (11.76 pct) and PC Systems (11.11 pct) were top losers.

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