At the close in Athens, the Athens General Composite added 0.93% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the Athens General Composite were Attica Bank SA (AT:BOAr), which rose 7.55% or 0.004 points to trade at 0.057 at the close. Meanwhile, Eurobank Ergasias SA (AT:EURBr) added 5.56% or 0.039 points to end at 0.740 and National Bank of Greece (AT:NBGr) was up 3.87% or 0.011 points to 0.295 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Select Textile (AT:EPIr), which fell 8.82% or 0.015 points to trade at 0.155 at the close. Korres (AT:KRRr) declined 4.31% or 0.180 points to end at 4.000 and Athens Medical (AT:AMCr) was down 3.57% or 0.050 points to 1.350.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Athens Stock Exchange by 65 to 44 and 12 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.55% or 6.97 to $1277.47 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $54.37 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.13% or 0.08 to trade at $60.86 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.27% to 1.1615, while EUR/GBP fell 0.05% to 0.8764.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.26% at 94.70.