Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.27%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.27%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms , Technology and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.27%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which rose 1.54% or 0.0140 points to trade at 0.9255 at the close. Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ) added 1.15% or 0.0650 points to end at 5.7300 and Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) was up 0.33% or 0.0006 points to 0.1816 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ), which lost 3.32% or 0.0080 points to trade at 0.2330 in late trade. Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) declined 1.43% or 0.120 points to end at 8.300 and Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) shed 1.24% or 0.0900 points to 7.1400.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 15 to 12 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for April delivery was up 2.40% or 1.46 to $62.30 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 2.10% or 1.13 to hit $54.92 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.23% or 3.05 to trade at $1322.15 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.24% to 1.1472, while EUR/GBP rose 0.40% to 0.8763.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 95.220.

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