Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.64%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.64%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Materials , Technology and Telecoms sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.64%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ), which rose 2.73% or 0.1140 points to trade at 4.2880 at the close. Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ) added 2.33% or 0.0500 points to end at 2.1950 and Semapa (LS: SEM ) was up 1.05% or 0.1800 points to 17.2800 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which lost 0.56% or 0.0010 points to trade at 0.1786 in late trade. Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) declined 0.36% or 0.0300 points to end at 8.3300 and Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) shed 0.28% or 0.0025 points to 0.9025.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 23 to 11 and 4 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for December delivery was up 0.48% or 0.39 to $81.18 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.64% or 0.46 to hit $72.03 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.93% or 11.10 to trade at $1188.00 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.51% to 1.1680, while EUR/GBP fell 0.06% to 0.8911.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.53% at 94.38.

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