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Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.90%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials, Technology and Telecoms sectors

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials, Technology and Telecoms sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.90% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Mota Engil (LS:MOTA), which rose 5.63% or 0.0940 points to trade at 1.7640 at the close. Meanwhile, Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA) added 3.02% or 0.270 points to end at 9.220 and Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS) was up 2.75% or 0.220 points to 8.220 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were EDP (LS:EDP), which fell 0.68% or 0.0210 points to trade at 3.0780 at the close. Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:RAMA) declined 0.65% or 0.050 points to end at 7.600 and EDP Renovaveis (LS:EDPR) was down 0.51% or 0.0400 points to 7.8200.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 25 to 9 and 2 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for March delivery was up 2.07% or 1.18 to $58.24 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.67% or 1.28 to hit $49.24 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.28% or 3.60 to trade at $1289.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.67% to 1.1469, while EUR/GBP rose 0.37% to 0.8982.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.49% at 95.282.