Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.17%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.17%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Consumer Services , Telecoms and Utilities sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.17%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which rose 1.23% or 0.0350 points to trade at 2.8850 at the close. Semapa (LS: SEM ) added 0.76% or 0.1400 points to end at 18.4600 and Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) was up 0.75% or 0.0070 points to 0.9465 in late trade.

Biggest losers included J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ), which lost 2.02% or 0.2750 points to trade at 13.3500 in late trade. Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) declined 0.93% or 0.0020 points to end at 0.2120 and Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ) shed 0.32% or 0.0160 points to 4.9440.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 16 to 15 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was down 0.43% or 0.33 to $76.17 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.74% or 0.51 to hit $68.36 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.17% or 2.10 to trade at $1213.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.33% to 1.1716, while EUR/GBP rose 0.33% to 0.9092.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 94.47.

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