Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.82%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.82%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Financials , Industrials and Utilities sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.82%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ), which rose 3.68% or 0.0087 points to trade at 0.2454 at the close. Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) added 1.91% or 0.180 points to end at 9.580 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was up 1.70% or 0.0560 points to 3.3560 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ), which lost 0.50% or 0.0040 points to trade at 0.7970 in late trade. Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) declined 0.48% or 0.0800 points to end at 16.4500 and The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ) shed 0.33% or 0.0140 points to 4.2420.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 19 to 11 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was down 0.35% or 0.27 to $77.82 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.55% or 0.38 to hit $68.39 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.53% or 6.40 to trade at $1207.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.57% to 1.1689, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8887.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.46% at 94.07.

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