Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.56%

14 Sep 2018

Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.56%

– Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Utilities and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.56%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were J. Martins SGPS (LS:JMT), which rose 0.94% or 0.1200 points to trade at 12.8900 at the close. Meanwhile, Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) added 0.37% or 0.0300 points to end at 8.0500 and Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA) was up 0.36% or 0.040 points to 11.220 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:RAMA), which fell 3.50% or 0.350 points to trade at 9.650 at the close. Semapa (LS:SEM) declined 2.34% or 0.4200 points to end at 17.5200 and Sonae Capital (LS:SONAC) was down 2.32% or 0.0190 points to 0.8010.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 20 to 14 and 4 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for November delivery was up 0.13% or 0.10 to $78.28 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.71% or 0.49 to hit $69.08 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.81% or 9.80 to trade at $1198.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.48% to 1.1634, while EUR/GBP fell 0.20% to 0.8901.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.41% at 94.92.

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