Investing.com – Morocco stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Distributors, Hotels, Restaurants&Leisure and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All Shares lost 0.26%.
The best performers of the session on the Moroccan All Shares were Wafa Assurance (CS:WASS), which rose 4.05% or 165 points to trade at 4240 at the close. Meanwhile, Total Maroc SA (CS:TMA) added 3.88% or 40.0 points to end at 1070.0 and Sonasid (CS:SOND) was up 2.89% or 13 points to 465 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Stroc Industrie (CS:STR), which fell 7.55% or 2.00 points to trade at 24.50 at the close. Ennakl Automobiles (CS:NKL) declined 7.41% or 2.80 points to end at 35.00 and Auto Hall (CS:AUTO) was down 6.00% or 4.50 points to 70.50.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Casablanca Stock Exchange by 25 to 15 and 4 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.04% or 0.02 to $45.90 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.68% or 0.37 to hit $53.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.54% or 6.90 to trade at $1261.00 a troy ounce.
EUR/MAD was down 0.19% to 10.8750, while USD/MAD rose 0.25% to 9.5371.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.50% at 96.210.