Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.01%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.01%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Technology , Basic Materials and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.01%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ), which rose 3.68% or 0.0091 points to trade at 0.2567 at the close. Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) added 2.65% or 0.0044 points to end at 0.1704 and REN (LS: RENE ) was up 0.99% or 0.0240 points to 2.4440 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ), which lost 3.23% or 0.320 points to trade at 9.590 in late trade. Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) declined 2.51% or 0.0190 points to end at 0.7390 and EDP (LS: EDP ) shed 2.14% or 0.0680 points to 3.1100.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 17 to 16 and 2 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for January delivery was down 0.88% or 0.62 to $70.03 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.07% or 0.65 to hit $60.02 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 1.39% or 17.00 to trade at $1209.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.31% to 1.1329, while EUR/GBP rose 0.33% to 0.8729.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 96.77.

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