Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.60%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.60%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Telecoms , Basic Materials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.60%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ), which rose 1.26% or 0.140 points to trade at 11.260 at the close. CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) added 0.30% or 0.0100 points to end at 3.3540 and Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ) was unchanged 0.00% or 0.0000 points to 4.9300 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 2.10% or 0.0600 points to trade at 2.8000 in late trade. Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) declined 1.82% or 0.1500 points to end at 8.0700 and J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) shed 1.63% or 0.2150 points to 13.0000.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 20 to 11 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was up 0.49% or 0.38 to $77.84 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.59% or 0.41 to hit $69.92 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.51% or 6.20 to trade at $1205.30 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.42% to 1.1658, while EUR/GBP fell 0.30% to 0.8961.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 94.72.

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