Portugal shares higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 1.52%
Investing.com – Portugal equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Utilities , Technology and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 1.52%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ), which rose 4.36% or 0.2800 points to trade at 6.7000 at the close. The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ) added 3.78% or 0.1400 points to end at 3.8440 and Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) was up 3.75% or 0.5450 points to 15.0600 in late trade.
Biggest losers included CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ), which lost 1.17% or 0.0420 points to trade at 3.5420 in late trade. Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ) declined 0.56% or 0.050 points to end at 8.800 and REN (LS: RENE ) shed 0.50% or 0.0120 points to 2.3960.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 15 to 14 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Brent oil for February delivery was up 2.74% or 1.63 to $61.09 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 3.12% or 1.59 to hit $52.52 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 1.01% or 12.40 to trade at $1238.40 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.33% to 1.1354, while EUR/GBP rose 0.45% to 0.8911.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 96.865.
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