Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.87%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.87%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Technology , Consumer Goods and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.87% to hit a new 52-week low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ), which rose 2.00% or 0.0150 points to trade at 0.7650 at the close. Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) added 1.69% or 0.2450 points to end at 14.7200 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) was up 0.24% or 0.020 points to 8.360 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which lost 5.42% or 0.0470 points to trade at 0.8200 in late trade. Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ) declined 4.58% or 0.0086 points to end at 0.1790 and Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ) shed 3.09% or 0.290 points to 9.090.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 22 to 9 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for January delivery was up 1.04% or 0.69 to $66.81 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.69% or 0.39 to hit $56.64 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.16% or 13.90 to trade at $1213.10 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.12% to 1.1324, while EUR/GBP rose 1.75% to 0.8856.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 96.94.

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