Athens Stock Exchange opens with major losses after Brexit vote

24 June 2016
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The Athens Stock Exchange has opened with major losses on Friday, which have been triggered by the surprising ‘Brexit’ vote in the British referendum. The bank sector in particular has been hit hard, with shares dropping 30% (limit down).

The general price index is down by 12.62% at 11:47 and standing at 539.74 points, with transactions so far valued at 73.26 million euros. The yield of the ten-year bond is 7.93%.

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