Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.29%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.29%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Utilities , Industrials and Financials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.29%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ), which rose 2.16% or 0.3550 points to trade at 16.7800 at the close. Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) added 1.72% or 0.1400 points to end at 8.3000 and Semapa (LS: SEM ) was up 1.29% or 0.2200 points to 17.3200 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 2.12% or 0.0450 points to trade at 2.0750 in late trade. Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) declined 1.89% or 0.220 points to end at 11.420 and Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) shed 1.70% or 0.0130 points to 0.7530.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 20 to 13 and 2 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for December delivery was up 2.75% or 2.15 to $80.39 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 2.19% or 1.55 to hit $72.33 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 3.80 to trade at $1205.10 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.16% to 1.1768, while EUR/GBP fell 0.03% to 0.8966.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 93.72.

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