Athex Index crashes

Additional sell-off today brought the main index back to August 2013 levels. A  morning report calling for an emergency cabinet meeting on MarketNews probably caused further jitters to investors.

Many stocks posted losses above 10%. Thirty stocks recorded new 52-week lows. Bonds collapsed and yields went up 67-75 basis points.

Among the major decliners were: GEKTERNA -16.04%, TENERGY -14.55%, EYDAP -14.04%, ETE -11.06%.

Turnover activity accelerated  above 250 million euro.

On the news side,  Greece sold €812.5mn 3m bills while the yield kept unchanged at 1.70%