Financial Morning News 19/6/2012


The General Index in Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) closed at 580.67 posting profits of 3.64%, due to the election outcome, in a turnover of €102.01mn. The stock market will now focus on the formation of a new government and its policy priorities.

The New Democracy leader Mr. Antonis Samaras received the mandate from the President Karolos Papoulias to form a government and he will have three days to do so. He first met with SYRIZA chief Mr. Alexis Tsipras, who turned down joining a coalition, saying that his party must be in opposition as they represent opposite camps. Then he met PASOK head Mr, Evangelos Venizelos who stated that the most crucial thing right now is to achieve the greatest possible range of consensus and this must happen by today night at the latest.

A government spokesman said that Germany is awaiting the troika’s report on Greece’s reform progress before it will take any action regarding pending bailout payments to Greece.

The German Deputy Finance Minister Mr. Steffen Kampeter said Athens should not be pushed too hard on its reforms, signaling there may be scope for some easing of the pressure.

The IMF chief Christine Lagarde stated that we can perform a new revision to Greece’s program, which could start as soon as a new government is formed in Athens.

Broker Meteorology

  • Goldman Sachs said that the election results may temporarily alleviate market sentiment, but this does not change the rules of the game, as Greece still faces unresolved issues.
  • Corporate Impacts

    • Banks: Greek deposit withdrawals slowed yesterday after the election victory by New Democracy party eased concern the nation will abandon the euro.
    • Technical

      FTSE 20 September future:

        Support levels: 216-208-202. Resistance levels: 232-240-246.


      The information that EUROCORP (henceforth the “Company”) provides via the web page, can be used only for informative aims and not for commercial, investment or other purposes. They cannot be considered as offer, advice, or proposal for purchase or sale of securities issued by companies that are reported in the web page of the Company, or as prompt on the realisation of any form of investments. The Company is not by any chance accountable for commercial or investment decisions that will be taken based on this information.

      The information emanates from sources that are available in public and are generally considered reliable. The Company overwhelm each possible effort for the verification of the validity of this information. Nevertheless, the Company is not committed as for the precision, plenitude and safety of information and consequently no responsibility arises for the company from the use of this information.

      The use of web page is under the exclusive responsibility of each user, who accepts that the information and services, are provided “as such” and “depending on the availability”, without any guarantee of the Company, indicatively reported the guarantees of satisfactory quality or appropriateness for concrete aims.

      Get Adobe ReaderYou will need Adobe Reader to open the files. If you do not have it already, you may download it from Adobe’s website by clicking the icon on the right.

Error Page

GlobalSoft Perquote Server

    Error 404:   

    The page requested not found!