Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 1.21%
Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Telecoms , Utilities and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 1.21%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Pharol SGPS SA (LS: PHRA ), which rose 0.33% or 0.0006 points to trade at 0.1800 at the close. REN (LS: RENE ) added 0.23% or 0.0060 points to end at 2.5760 and Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) was up 0.11% or 0.0010 points to 0.8790 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ), which lost 4.08% or 0.0830 points to trade at 1.9520 in late trade. Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) declined 2.94% or 0.4100 points to end at 13.5400 and Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ) shed 2.26% or 0.0215 points to 0.9295.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 19 to 9 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Brent oil for April delivery was down 3.13% or 1.93 to $59.66 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 3.76% or 2.02 to hit $51.67 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.37% or 4.85 to trade at $1302.95 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.25% to 1.1441, while EUR/GBP rose 0.47% to 0.8685.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 95.343.
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