Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Industrials, Technology and Telecoms sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.11%.
The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were REN (LS:RENE), which rose 1.72% or 0.0420 points to trade at 2.4900 at the close. Meanwhile, Nos SGPS SA (LS:NOS) added 1.14% or 0.0600 points to end at 5.3450 and Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS) was up 1.00% or 0.080 points to 8.080 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Mota Engil (LS:MOTA), which fell 3.47% or 0.0560 points to trade at 1.5580 at the close. Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA) declined 2.21% or 0.200 points to end at 8.850 and Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) was down 1.68% or 0.1000 points to 5.8500.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 19 to 11 and 4 ended unchanged.
Brent oil for March delivery was up 0.82% or 0.45 to $55.36 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.32% or 0.15 to hit $46.69 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.66% or 8.50 to trade at $1292.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.52% to 1.1401, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.9018.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.61% at 95.835.