Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.56%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.56%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Basic Materials , Utilities and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.56%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ), which rose 0.94% or 0.1200 points to trade at 12.8900 at the close. Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) added 0.37% or 0.0300 points to end at 8.0500 and Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) was up 0.36% or 0.040 points to 11.220 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ), which lost 3.50% or 0.350 points to trade at 9.650 in late trade. Semapa (LS: SEM ) declined 2.34% or 0.4200 points to end at 17.5200 and Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) shed 2.32% or 0.0190 points to 0.8010.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 20 to 14 and 4 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was up 0.13% or 0.10 to $78.28 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.71% or 0.49 to hit $69.08 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.79% or 9.50 to trade at $1198.70 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.48% to 1.1634, while EUR/GBP fell 0.20% to 0.8901.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.41% at 94.92.

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