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Greek stock market tumbles after five-week shutdown

Greek stock market tumbles after five-week shutdown
August 03, 2015, Monday/ 12:03:47/ REUTERS

Greece's stock market plunged nearly 23 percent on Monday when it opened after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone. The main Athens stock index plunged in its worst ever one-day performance after only a few minutes of trading. Banking shares, which make up about 20 percent of the index, were particularly hard hit. National Bank of Greece, the country's largest commercial bank, was down 30 p

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