Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.61%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.61%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Industrials , Basic Materials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.61% to hit a new 6-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ), which rose 2.19% or 0.240 points to trade at 11.200 at the close. Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) added 1.75% or 0.160 points to end at 9.320 and Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) was up 1.60% or 0.0030 points to 0.1900 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 5.38% or 0.1250 points to trade at 2.2000 in late trade. CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) declined 3.65% or 0.1220 points to end at 3.2220 and Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) shed 2.55% or 0.4300 points to 16.4050.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 20 to 11 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was down 1.79% or 1.38 to $75.89 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.14% or 1.47 to hit $67.25 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.27% or 3.20 to trade at $1204.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.07% to 1.1623, while EUR/GBP fell 0.31% to 0.8984.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 95.04.

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