Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 1.52%

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Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 1.52%
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Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Consumer Goods , Basic Materials and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 1.52% to hit a new 52-week low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Corticeira Amorim (LS: CORA ), which rose 0.55% or 0.050 points to trade at 9.160 at the close. Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) added 0.33% or 0.0030 points to end at 0.8990 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ) was up 0.13% or 0.0040 points to 3.2020 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sonae SGPS SA (LS: YSO ), which lost 2.51% or 0.0205 points to trade at 0.7955 in late trade. The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ) declined 2.51% or 0.0880 points to end at 3.4240 and Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ) shed 2.50% or 0.1400 points to 5.4700.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 26 to 4 on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for February delivery was down 0.56% or 0.34 to $59.94 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 1.44% or 0.74 to hit $50.73 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.64% or 7.90 to trade at $1249.30 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.38% to 1.1349, while EUR/GBP rose 0.11% to 0.8994.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 96.572.

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