Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.16%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.16%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Financials , Telecoms and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.16%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ), which rose 1.59% or 0.0800 points to trade at 5.1200 at the close. Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) added 1.25% or 0.1850 points to end at 15.0150 and EDP (LS: EDP ) was up 0.52% or 0.0160 points to 3.0960 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 2.92% or 0.0520 points to trade at 1.7280 in late trade. Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) declined 1.97% or 0.0175 points to end at 0.8725 and Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) shed 1.48% or 0.1100 points to 7.3400.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 17 to 11 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for January delivery was up 0.49% or 0.36 to $73.19 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.30% or 0.19 to hit $63.33 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.70 to trade at $1231.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.08% to 1.1398, while EUR/GBP fell 0.32% to 0.8752.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 96.21.

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