Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.90%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.90%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials , Technology and Telecoms sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.90% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which rose 5.63% or 0.0940 points to trade at 1.7640 at the close. Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) added 3.02% or 0.270 points to end at 9.220 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) was up 2.75% or 0.220 points to 8.220 in late trade.

Biggest losers included EDP (LS: EDP ), which lost 0.68% or 0.0210 points to trade at 3.0780 in late trade. Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ) declined 0.65% or 0.050 points to end at 7.600 and EDP Renovaveis (LS: EDPR ) shed 0.51% or 0.0400 points to 7.8200.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 25 to 9 and 2 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for March delivery was up 2.00% or 1.14 to $58.20 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.59% or 1.24 to hit $49.20 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.28% or 3.60 to trade at $1289.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.68% to 1.1470, while EUR/GBP rose 0.36% to 0.8981.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.49% at 95.278.

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