Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.08%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.08%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Consumer Goods , Telecoms and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.08%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which rose 7.45% or 0.0130 points to trade at 0.1876 at the close. Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) added 2.37% or 0.3350 points to end at 14.4750 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) was up 1.46% or 0.120 points to 8.340 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which lost 3.07% or 0.0275 points to trade at 0.8670 in late trade. Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) declined 1.88% or 0.180 points to end at 9.380 and Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ) shed 1.20% or 0.0200 points to 1.6440.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 21 to 13 and 3 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for January delivery was up 1.30% or 0.85 to $66.32 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 1.11% or 0.62 to hit $56.31 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.37% or 4.40 to trade at $1203.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.01% to 1.1289, while EUR/GBP rose 0.40% to 0.8735.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 97.06.

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