Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Financials, Industrials and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.62% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were The Navigator Company SA (LS:NVGR), which rose 4.03% or 0.1600 points to trade at 4.1260 at the close. Meanwhile, Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:RAMA) added 1.91% or 0.150 points to end at 8.000 and Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) was up 1.82% or 0.1200 points to 6.7300 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Banco Comercial Portugues (LS:BCP), which fell 0.73% or 0.0018 points to trade at 0.2437 at the close. CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS:CTT) declined 0.59% or 0.0180 points to end at 3.0400 and REN (LS:RENE) was down 0.16% or 0.0040 points to 2.5400.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 17 to 12 and 6 ended unchanged.
Brent oil for March delivery was down 0.36% or 0.22 to $61.10 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.75% or 0.39 to hit $51.92 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.20% or 2.55 to trade at $1291.25 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.09% to 1.1386, while EUR/GBP fell 0.67% to 0.8786.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 95.760.