Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 1.52%
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.
Add Chart to Comment
We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind:
- Enrich the conversation
- Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
- Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
- Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
- NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
- Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
- Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
- Only English comments will be allowed.
Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.
Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb
Drop an image here or