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Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.40%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Financials and Consumer

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Financials and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.40%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae Capital (LS:SONAC), which rose 3.04% or 0.0250 points to trade at 0.8480 at the close. Meanwhile, EDP (LS:EDP) added 2.42% or 0.0730 points to end at 3.0930 and J. Martins SGPS (LS:JMT) was up 2.29% or 0.2350 points to 10.4950 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were The Navigator Company SA (LS:NVGR), which fell 2.38% or 0.0880 points to trade at 3.6120 at the close. Banco Comercial Portugues (LS:BCP) declined 1.44% or 0.0035 points to end at 0.2390 and Nos SGPS SA (LS:NOS) was down 1.21% or 0.0650 points to 5.3050.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 15 to 14 and 6 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for February delivery was up 4.70% or 2.82 to $62.88 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 4.23% or 2.18 to hit $53.67 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.61% or 7.60 to trade at $1251.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.09% to 1.1388, while EUR/GBP rose 0.54% to 0.8948.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 96.705.