Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.48%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.48%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Materials , Consumer Services and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.48%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which rose 2.60% or 0.0250 points to trade at 0.9880 at the close. CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) added 2.50% or 0.0820 points to end at 3.3660 and Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ) was up 2.31% or 0.0650 points to 2.8750 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which lost 1.16% or 0.0025 points to trade at 0.2130 in late trade. EDP Renovaveis (LS: EDPR ) declined 1.14% or 0.1000 points to end at 8.7000 and Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) shed 1.10% or 0.120 points to 10.780.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 19 to 12 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for October delivery was up 0.55% or 0.40 to $72.61 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.98% or 0.64 to hit $66.06 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.16% or 1.90 to trade at $1196.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.47% to 1.1536, while EUR/GBP fell 0.08% to 0.8965.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.32% at 95.37.

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