Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.85%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.85%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Technology , Financials and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.85% to hit a new 52-week low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ), which rose 0.85% or 0.0280 points to trade at 3.3180 at the close. Nos SGPS SA (LS: NOS ) added 0.50% or 0.0250 points to end at 5.0700 and Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) was up 0.33% or 0.030 points to 9.100 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 3.24% or 0.0500 points to trade at 1.4940 in late trade. Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ) declined 2.04% or 0.0049 points to end at 0.2355 and Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) shed 2.01% or 0.1400 points to 6.8100.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 24 to 11 and 2 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for January delivery was down 0.98% or 0.62 to $62.86 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 1.12% or 0.61 to hit $54.02 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.01% or 0.10 to trade at $1227.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.18% to 1.1404, while EUR/GBP fell 0.58% to 0.8857.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 96.400.

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