Investing.com – Morocco stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Holding Companies, Chemicals and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All Shares declined 0.69%.
The best performers of the session on the Moroccan All Shares were Oulmes (CS:OULM), which rose 5.95% or 81 points to trade at 1443 at the close. Meanwhile, Alliances (CS:ADI) added 5.65% or 4 points to end at 83 and Lydec (CS:LYD) was up 4.00% or 20.00 points to 520.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Fenie Brossette (CS:FBR), which fell 5.63% or 4.84 points to trade at 81.16 at the close. SMI (CS:SMI) declined 5.63% or 94 points to end at 1575 and Delta Holding S.A (CS:DHO) was down 5.55% or 1.82 points to 30.96.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Casablanca Stock Exchange by 26 to 15 and 5 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 4.29% or 2.21 to $53.70 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 4.53% or 2.72 to hit $62.78 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.58% or 7.20 to trade at $1250.80 a troy ounce.
EUR/MAD was up 0.03% to 10.8080, while USD/MAD fell 0.06% to 9.4864.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 96.662.