Spain shares higher at close of trade; IBEX 35 up 0.19%
Investing.com – Spain equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Consumer Goods , Telecoms & IT and Financial Services & Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 gained 0.19%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Indra A (MC: IDR ), which rose 4.03% or 0.355 points to trade at 9.165 at the close. Distribuidora Intl de Aliment (MC: DIDA ) added 2.49% or 0.019 points to end at 0.775 and Cellnex Telecom SA (MC: CLNX ) was up 2.02% or 0.48 points to 24.22 in late trade.
Biggest losers included International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (MC: ICAG ), which lost 3.83% or 0.284 points to trade at 7.122 in late trade. Caixabank SA (MC: CABK ) declined 2.06% or 0.075 points to end at 3.570 and Viscofan (MC: VIS ) shed 1.63% or 0.850 points to 51.200.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 85 to 81 and 20 ended unchanged on the Madrid Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.52% or 6.30 to $1226.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.41% or 0.21 to hit $51.77 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.25% or 0.15 to trade at $60.55 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.43% to 1.1336, while EUR/GBP fell 0.03% to 0.8859.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.33% at 96.958.
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