Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.88%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.88%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Telecoms , Consumer Services and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.88%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which rose 4.76% or 0.0090 points to trade at 0.1980 at the close. J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) added 2.55% or 0.3150 points to end at 12.6550 and Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) was up 2.08% or 0.0185 points to 0.9070 in late trade.

Biggest losers included CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ), which lost 0.74% or 0.0240 points to trade at 3.2300 in late trade. Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) declined 0.54% or 0.060 points to end at 11.140 and EDP (LS: EDP ) shed 0.03% or 0.0010 points to 3.2890.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 22 to 9 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was up 0.34% or 0.26 to $77.09 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.37% or 0.25 to hit $67.50 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.07% or 0.80 to trade at $1201.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.42% to 1.1602, while EUR/GBP fell 0.44% to 0.8905.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.31% at 95.08.

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