Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.53%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.53%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Industrials , Consumer Services and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.53% to hit a new 52-week low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ), which rose 2.08% or 0.0720 points to trade at 3.5260 at the close. EDP (LS: EDP ) added 1.01% or 0.0300 points to end at 3.0100 and J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) was up 0.69% or 0.0700 points to 10.1750 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ), which lost 4.39% or 0.390 points to trade at 8.490 in late trade. CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) declined 2.38% or 0.0720 points to end at 2.9520 and EDP Renovaveis (LS: EDPR ) shed 2.35% or 0.1800 points to 7.4750.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 22 to 5 and 4 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for February delivery was down 0.39% or 0.21 to $54.14 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.46% or 0.21 to hit $46.09 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.57% or 7.25 to trade at $1260.65 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.49% to 1.1390, while EUR/GBP fell 0.48% to 0.9001.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.60% at 96.303.

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