Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.76%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.76%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Utilities , Financials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.76%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ), which rose 5.13% or 0.4200 points to trade at 8.6100 at the close. Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ) added 1.02% or 0.100 points to end at 9.950 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was up 0.12% or 0.0040 points to 3.3300 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which lost 4.41% or 0.0072 points to trade at 0.1560 in late trade. Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) declined 2.47% or 0.0220 points to end at 0.8675 and Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ) shed 2.20% or 0.0054 points to 0.2399.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 18 to 11 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for December delivery was down 1.45% or 1.25 to $85.04 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 2.17% or 1.66 to hit $74.75 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.04% or 0.50 to trade at $1202.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.28% to 1.1509, while EUR/GBP fell 0.30% to 0.8843.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.24% at 95.44.

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