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Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 1.48%

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

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

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 1.48% to hit a new 3-months high.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were J. Martins SGPS (LS:JMT), which rose 4.46% or 0.5550 points to trade at 13.0100 at the close. Meanwhile, Galp Energia Nom (LS:GALP) added 3.35% or 0.4650 points to end at 14.3250 and Banco Comercial Portugues (LS:BCP) was up 2.39% or 0.0055 points to 0.2355 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS), which fell 2.15% or 0.180 points to trade at 8.180 at the close. Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:RAMA) declined 1.24% or 0.100 points to end at 7.950 and Nos SGPS SA (LS:NOS) was down 0.09% or 0.0050 points to 5.6200.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 24 to 10 and 3 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for April delivery was down 0.56% or 0.35 to $62.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.39% or 0.76 to hit $53.80 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.05% or 0.65 to trade at $1318.65 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.22% to 1.1409, while EUR/GBP rose 0.48% to 0.8813.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 95.810.