Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.26%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.26%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Utilities , Technology and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.26%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were F.Rama (LS: RAMA ), which rose 6.32% or 0.600 points to trade at 10.100 at the close. J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) added 0.72% or 0.0900 points to end at 12.6700 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was up 0.55% or 0.0160 points to 2.9060 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which lost 2.20% or 0.0055 points to trade at 0.2440 in late trade. EDP (LS: EDP ) declined 1.17% or 0.0410 points to end at 3.4600 and The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ) shed 1.07% or 0.0550 points to 5.0750.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 22 to 9 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for September delivery was up 1.22% or 0.91 to $75.36 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.98% or 0.69 to hit $71.02 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.35% or 4.40 to trade at $1242.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.00% to 1.1671, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8831.

The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 94.57.

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