At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 1.25%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which rose 7.24% or 0.1100 points to trade at 1.6300 at the close. Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ) added 2.33% or 0.0055 points to end at 0.2416 and Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) was up 2.25% or 0.0185 points to 0.8405 in late trade.
Biggest losers included J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ), which lost 0.38% or 0.0400 points to trade at 10.6000 in late trade. Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) declined 0.26% or 0.0020 points to end at 0.7630 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) 0.00% or 0.000 points to 8.100.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 17 to 7 and 13 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Brent oil for February delivery was up 2.63% or 1.55 to $60.59 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 2.32% or 1.17 to hit $51.59 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.05% or 0.60 to trade at $1228.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.05% to 1.1342, while EUR/GBP rose 0.01% to 0.8849.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 96.885.
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