Stock prices were under strong pressure in today’s session Stock Exchangewith the market retreating towards the levels of 1,440 units, amid a negative climate in the international markets as well.

At the center of the liquidations were bank shares and the title of Motor Oil.

The General Price Index closed at 1,442.21 points, down 2.00%.

The value of transactions amounted to 142.88 million euros, while 34,880,438 shares were traded.

The large-cap index fell 2.26%, while the mid-cap index fell 1.46%.

Of the high capitalization shares, the shares of Quest Participations (+1.14%), Sarantis (+0.55%), Autohellas (+0.34%) and OPAP (+0.20%) registered an increase ).

On the contrary, the biggest fall was recorded by the shares of Motor Oil (-4.34%), Alpha Bank (-3.93%), Eurobank (-3.81%), National National Bank (-3.27%) and Piraeus (-2.96%).

Eurobank and Alpha Bank presented the largest volume of transactions, trading 8,166,550 and 6,599,810 shares, respectively.

The highest value of transactions was recorded by National Bank with 22.98 million euros and Eurobank with 16.67 million euros.

21 stocks moved up, 92 fell and 8 remained stable.

The biggest increase was recorded by the shares: Chaidemenos +10.61% and Moda Bango +3.35%.

The biggest drop was recorded by the shares: Xylemporia (p) -29.26% and Doppler -7.35%.

Stocks in the large-cap index closed as follows:

TITAN: 30.5500 -0.97%

ALPHA BANK: 1.6140 -3.93%

AEGEAN AIRLINES: 11.6300 -2.27%

VIOHALCO: 6.0200 -2.59%

GEK TERNA: 16.4600 -0.12%

PPC: 11.1700 -3.21%

COCA COLA HBC: 32.0000 -1.23%

ELLAKTOR: 2.5250 -0.98%

ELPE: 8.3000 -2.52%

ELVALHALCOR: 1.9120 -1.75%

NATIONAL: 8.1160 -3.27%

EYDAP: 5.9400 -0.67%

EUROBANK: 2.0200 -3.81%

STOCK QUEST: 5.3200 +1.14%

LAMDA DEVELOPMENT: 6.7400 -1.03%

MOTOR OIL: 26.8600 -4.34%

JUMBO: 26.5400 -1.12%

MYTILINEOS: 36.7400 -1.13%

PPA: 24.0000 -0.83%

OPAP: 14.8100 +0.20%

OTE: 13.7500 -2.55%

AUTOHELLAS: 11.9000 +0.34%

PIRAEUS: 3.6390 -2.96%

SARANTIS: 11.0600 +0.55%

TERNA ENERGY: 18.1200 -0.77%