Portugal shares lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 2.10%
Investing.com – Portugal equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Industrials , Technology and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 2.10%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS: RAMA ), which rose 1.16% or 0.100 points to trade at 8.750 at the close. Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) added 0.98% or 0.0080 points to end at 0.8230 and The Navigator Company SA (LS: NVGR ) was down 0.05% or 0.0020 points to 3.7000 in late trade.
Biggest losers included CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS: CTT ), which lost 4.29% or 0.1500 points to trade at 3.3500 in late trade. Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ) declined 4.02% or 0.0680 points to end at 1.6220 and Galp Energia Nom (LS: GALP ) shed 3.35% or 0.4950 points to 14.2700.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 28 to 5 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Brent oil for February delivery was down 3.57% or 2.20 to $59.36 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 3.54% or 1.87 to hit $51.02 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.27% or 3.40 to trade at $1246.00 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.33% to 1.1381, while EUR/GBP fell 0.09% to 0.8901.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.31% at 96.705.
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