Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.29%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.29%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumer Services , Technology and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.29%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ), which rose 2.02% or 0.220 points to trade at 11.120 at the close. EDP (LS: EDP ) added 0.33% or 0.0110 points to end at 3.3710 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was up 0.24% or 0.0080 points to 3.3440 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which lost 1.64% or 0.0155 points to trade at 0.9310 in late trade. Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) declined 1.08% or 0.0900 points to end at 8.2200 and J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) shed 1.01% or 0.1350 points to 13.2150.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 20 to 14 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was up 1.07% or 0.82 to $77.11 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.17% or 0.80 to hit $69.33 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.21% or 2.60 to trade at $1211.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.04% to 1.1701, while EUR/GBP fell 0.91% to 0.9003.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 94.55.

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