Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.73%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.73%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Industrials , Basic Materials and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.73%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ), which rose 2.02% or 0.0150 points to trade at 0.7560 at the close. J. Martins SGPS (LS: JMT ) added 1.08% or 0.1150 points to end at 10.7650 and Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) was up 0.84% or 0.0600 points to 7.1700 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ), which lost 4.30% or 0.6350 points to trade at 14.1400 in late trade. Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ) declined 2.46% or 0.0420 points to end at 1.6640 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) shed 1.91% or 0.160 points to 8.220.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 19 to 16 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for January delivery was down 4.42% or 3.10 to $67.02 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 4.57% or 2.74 to hit $57.19 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.09% or 1.10 to trade at $1202.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.50% to 1.1275, while EUR/GBP fell 0.71% to 0.8668.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.32% at 97.07.

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