FTSE: Greece retains developed market status

FTSE Group announced it will keep the Athens Stock Exchange in the developed markets category for one more year and in its watch list for possible downgrade.

The group said that its next annual assessment of the Greek market is scheduled for September 2015, with an interim assessment in March 2015.

The Athens Stock Exchange remains in the developed market category of FTSE Group along with another 21 countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong-Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Holland, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain and Sweden.