Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 1.29%

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Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 1.29%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Materials , Industrials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 1.29%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ), which rose 4.19% or 0.1800 points to trade at 4.4760 at the close. CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) added 2.40% or 0.0760 points to end at 3.2400 and Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) was up 2.04% or 0.0045 points to 0.2255 in late trade.

Biggest losers included EDP (LS: EDP ), which unchanged 0.00% or 0.0000 points to trade at 3.4000 in late trade. Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) added 0.55% or 0.0950 points to end at 17.3450 and REN (LS: RENE ) gained 0.58% or 0.0140 points to 2.4400.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 27 to 4 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for October delivery was up 0.59% or 0.42 to $71.18 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.46% or 0.30 to hit $65.31 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.08% or 1.00 to trade at $1184.00 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.15% to 1.1364, while EUR/GBP rose 0.07% to 0.8944.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 96.55.

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