Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.74%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.74%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Industrials , Basic Materials and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.74%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ), which rose 2.13% or 0.240 points to trade at 11.500 at the close. REN (LS: RENE ) added 0.16% or 0.0040 points to end at 2.4400 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was down 0.12% or 0.0040 points to 3.3500 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 4.46% or 0.1250 points to trade at 2.6750 in late trade. Semapa (LS: SEM ) declined 2.31% or 0.4200 points to end at 17.8000 and Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) shed 1.91% or 0.3400 points to 17.4700.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 24 to 10 and 2 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for November delivery was down 0.28% or 0.22 to $77.80 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.44% or 0.31 to hit $69.94 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.70 to trade at $1205.70 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.67% to 1.1589, while EUR/GBP fell 0.25% to 0.8945.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.52% at 95.13.

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