At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite added 0.95%.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Athens Medical (AT:AMCr), which rose 5.67% or 0.080 points to trade at 1.490 at the close. Meanwhile, Piraeus Bank SA (AT:BOPr) added 5.19% or 0.148 points to end at 3.000 and National Bank of Greece (AT:NBGr) was up 4.62% or 0.012 points to 0.272 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Thrace Plastic (AT:THRr), which fell 4.39% or 0.100 points to trade at 2.180 at the close. K.L.M. (AT:KLUr) declined 4.23% or 0.030 points to end at 0.680 and Crete Plastics SA (AT:PLAKR) was down 2.90% or 0.400 points to 13.400.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 67 to 37 and 15 ended unchanged.
Shares in Thrace Plastic (AT:THRr) fell to 52-week lows; down 4.39% or 0.100 to 2.180.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.18% or 2.40 to $1301.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.26% or 0.17 to hit $66.53 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.82% or 0.62 to trade at $76.50 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.26% to 1.1776, while EUR/GBP rose 0.25% to 0.8806.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 93.63.