Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.15%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.15%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Technology , Consumer Services and Telecoms sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.15%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ), which rose 3.90% or 0.1930 points to trade at 5.1450 at the close. Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) added 1.86% or 0.0150 points to end at 0.8200 and Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) was up 1.74% or 0.0155 points to 0.9045 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 1.58% or 0.0350 points to trade at 2.1800 in late trade. Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) declined 1.49% or 0.0028 points to end at 0.1850 and Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) shed 0.77% or 0.1300 points to 16.6500.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 18 to 13 and 3 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was down 1.83% or 1.46 to $78.28 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.42% or 1.70 to hit $68.67 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.16% or 1.90 to trade at $1209.00 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.47% to 1.1681, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.00% to 0.8911.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.26% at 94.57.

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