Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.47%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.47%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Basic Materials , Financials and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.47%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ), which rose 1.03% or 0.100 points to trade at 9.800 at the close. Semapa (LS: SEM ) added 0.66% or 0.1200 points to end at 18.4200 and J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) was up 0.54% or 0.0700 points to 12.9900 in late trade.

Biggest losers included The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ), which lost 2.77% or 0.1240 points to trade at 4.3520 in late trade. Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) declined 2.44% or 0.0055 points to end at 0.2200 and Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ) shed 2.07% or 0.0053 points to 0.2503.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 17 to 12 and 8 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for October delivery was up 0.34% or 0.24 to $71.67 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.35% or 0.23 to hit $65.69 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.05% or 0.60 to trade at $1184.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.28% to 1.1410, while EUR/GBP rose 0.20% to 0.8965.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.31% at 96.18.

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