Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.50%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.50%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Industrials , Basic Materials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.50%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ), which rose 11.89% or 0.0850 points to trade at 0.8000 at the close. Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) added 2.82% or 0.0240 points to end at 0.8765 and The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ) was up 1.69% or 0.0700 points to 4.2000 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which lost 1.38% or 0.0022 points to trade at 0.1572 in late trade. EDP (LS: EDP ) declined 1.16% or 0.0370 points to end at 3.1500 and Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ) shed 1.01% or 0.100 points to 9.800.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 17 to 13 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for December delivery was up 0.91% or 0.76 to $84.67 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.59% or 0.44 to hit $74.73 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.23% or 2.70 to trade at $1191.30 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.08% to 1.1483, while EUR/GBP fell 0.41% to 0.8743.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 95.45.

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