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Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 2.82%

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

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

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 2.82%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Mota Engil (LS:MOTA), which rose 7.19% or 0.1120 points to trade at 1.6700 at the close. Meanwhile, Pharol SGPS SA (LS:PHRA) added 6.95% or 0.0116 points to end at 0.1786 and Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) was up 6.32% or 0.3700 points to 6.2200 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS), which fell 0.99% or 0.080 points to trade at 8.000 at the close. Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:RAMA) declined 0.65% or 0.050 points to end at 7.650 and EDP Renovaveis (LS:EDPR) was up 0.32% or 0.0250 points to 7.8600.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 28 to 5 and 2 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for March delivery was up 1.97% or 1.10 to $57.05 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.83% or 0.86 to hit $47.95 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.69% or 8.90 to trade at $1285.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.12% to 1.1405, while EUR/GBP fell 0.64% to 0.8961.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 95.727.