Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.11%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.11%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Industrials , Technology and Telecoms sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.11%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were REN (LS: RENE ), which rose 1.72% or 0.0420 points to trade at 2.4900 at the close. Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ) added 1.14% or 0.0600 points to end at 5.3450 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) was up 1.00% or 0.080 points to 8.080 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 3.47% or 0.0560 points to trade at 1.5580 in late trade. Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) declined 2.21% or 0.200 points to end at 8.850 and Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) shed 1.68% or 0.1000 points to 5.8500.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 19 to 11 and 4 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for March delivery was up 0.76% or 0.42 to $55.33 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.30% or 0.14 to hit $46.68 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.67% or 8.55 to trade at $1292.65 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.52% to 1.1401, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.9018.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.61% at 95.833.

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