Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.38%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.38%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Technology , Industrials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.38% to hit a new 3-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ), which rose 3.72% or 0.4500 points to trade at 12.5500 at the close. Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) added 2.02% or 0.0180 points to end at 0.9085 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) was up 1.62% or 0.140 points to 8.760 in late trade.

Biggest losers included EDP (LS: EDP ), which lost 1.04% or 0.0320 points to trade at 3.0430 in late trade. The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ) declined 0.72% or 0.0300 points to end at 4.1200 and Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ) shed 0.61% or 0.050 points to 8.100.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 17 to 13 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for March delivery was up 0.16% or 0.10 to $62.80 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.04% or 0.02 to hit $54.21 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.23% or 2.95 to trade at $1279.65 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.08% to 1.1370, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8817.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 95.990.

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