Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.12%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.12%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Telecoms , Consumer Services and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.12%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which rose 6.07% or 0.0125 points to trade at 0.2185 at the close. J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) added 1.90% or 0.2500 points to end at 13.4000 and Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) was up 0.54% or 0.0950 points to 17.6400 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 1.93% or 0.0550 points to trade at 2.7950 in late trade. F.Rama (LS: RAMA ) declined 0.97% or 0.100 points to end at 10.200 and Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) shed 0.92% or 0.100 points to 10.800.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 19 to 13 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for October delivery was up 1.73% or 1.29 to $76.02 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.58% or 1.07 to hit $68.90 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.62% or 19.30 to trade at $1213.30 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.77% to 1.1629, while EUR/GBP rose 0.43% to 0.9045.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.55% at 95.02.

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