Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.93%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.93%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Telecoms , Industrials and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.93%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which rose 5.95% or 0.1080 points to trade at 1.9240 at the close. Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ) added 4.41% or 0.2150 points to end at 5.0850 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was up 3.74% or 0.1160 points to 3.2200 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which lost 3.57% or 0.0300 points to trade at 0.8100 in late trade. Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) declined 1.35% or 0.120 points to end at 8.800 and Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ) shed 1.03% or 0.100 points to 9.600.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 19 to 12 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for December delivery was up 0.38% or 0.31 to $81.09 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.01% or 0.01 to hit $71.77 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.11% or 1.30 to trade at $1231.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.04% to 1.1585, while EUR/GBP fell 0.20% to 0.8785.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 94.70.

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