Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.67%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.67%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Consumer Services , Telecoms and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.67%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ), which rose 2.53% or 0.300 points to trade at 12.150 at the close. REN (LS: RENE ) added 0.93% or 0.0220 points to end at 2.3960 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was up 0.33% or 0.0100 points to 3.0060 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 3.80% or 0.1150 points to trade at 2.9100 in late trade. J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) declined 2.37% or 0.3100 points to end at 12.7600 and Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) shed 1.75% or 0.0160 points to 0.8960.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 20 to 11 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for September delivery was down 0.18% or 0.14 to $77.32 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.91% or 0.66 to hit $73.42 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.37% or 4.60 to trade at $1251.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.23% to 1.1579, while EUR/GBP rose 0.41% to 0.8846.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 94.91.

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