Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.61%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.61%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Industrials , Consumer Goods and Financials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.61%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which rose 4.39% or 0.0400 points to trade at 0.9520 at the close. Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) added 3.20% or 0.2600 points to end at 8.3900 and Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ) was up 1.63% or 0.0040 points to 0.2494 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which lost 1.20% or 0.0022 points to trade at 0.1814 in late trade. EDP (LS: EDP ) declined 0.43% or 0.0140 points to end at 3.2500 and Semapa (LS: SEM ) shed 0.34% or 0.0600 points to 17.5800.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 19 to 13 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was up 1.04% or 0.81 to $78.86 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.15% or 0.79 to hit $69.47 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.22% or 2.70 to trade at $1203.10 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.20% to 1.1660, while EUR/GBP fell 0.08% to 0.8873.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.17% at 94.25.

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