Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.55%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.55%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Services , Telecoms and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.55%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ), which rose 5.15% or 0.600 points to trade at 12.250 at the close. Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ) added 2.31% or 0.1100 points to end at 4.8680 and Semapa (LS: SEM ) was up 2.22% or 0.5000 points to 23.0500 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ), which lost 0.92% or 0.0024 points to trade at 0.2576 in late trade. EDP Renovaveis (LS: EDPR ) declined 0.76% or 0.0700 points to end at 9.1000 and EDP (LS: EDP ) shed 0.72% or 0.0250 points to 3.4300.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 22 to 13 and 4 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for September delivery was down 0.22% or 0.17 to $77.22 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 1.15% or 0.84 to hit $73.78 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.21% or 2.60 to trade at $1256.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.46% to 1.1744, while EUR/GBP rose 0.08% to 0.8851.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.40% at 93.75.

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