02 January, 2004
Greek stocks ended the last trading session of 2003 with new gains in the Athens Stock Exchange on Wednesday helping to raise the year's gains to 29.46 percent after three years of declines.
The general index ended 0.47 percent to 2.263.58 points with turnover an improved 117.1 million euros.
The Insurance index was the only one to suffer losses (0.93 percent), while the Construction, Wholesale and IT Solution indices scored the biggest percentage gains of the day (2.62 percent, 1.34 percent and 1.27 percent, respectively).
The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavy traded stocks rose 0.46 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index ended 0.32 percent higher and the FTSE/ASE SmallCap 80 index jumped 1.33 percent.
Broadly, advancers led decliners by 227 to 85 with another 44 issues unchanged.
Source: Athens News Agency