Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.82%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.82%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Industrials , Utilities and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.82% to hit a new 52-week low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ), which rose 6.67% or 0.2600 points to trade at 4.1600 at the close. Semapa (LS: SEM ) added 6.10% or 0.9800 points to end at 17.0400 and Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ) was up 1.04% or 0.100 points to 9.700 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ), which lost 6.01% or 0.0460 points to trade at 0.7200 in late trade. Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) declined 4.60% or 0.3600 points to end at 7.4600 and Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) shed 3.97% or 0.6550 points to 15.8500.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 21 to 13 and 3 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for December delivery was down 2.41% or 2.00 to $81.09 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 2.24% or 1.64 to hit $71.53 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 2.48% or 29.60 to trade at $1223.00 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.48% to 1.1577, while EUR/GBP rose 0.42% to 0.8770.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.38% at 94.86.

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