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Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.27%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms, Technology and Financials sectors

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms, Technology and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.27%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Sonae SGPS SA (LS:YSO), which rose 1.54% or 0.0140 points to trade at 0.9255 at the close. Meanwhile, Nos SGPS SA (LS:NOS) added 1.15% or 0.0650 points to end at 5.7300 and Pharol SGPS SA (LS:PHRA) was up 0.33% or 0.0006 points to 0.1816 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Banco Comercial Portugues (LS:BCP), which fell 3.32% or 0.0080 points to trade at 0.2330 at the close. Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS) declined 1.43% or 0.120 points to end at 8.300 and Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) was down 1.24% or 0.0900 points to 7.1400.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 15 to 12 and 7 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nos SGPS SA (LS:NOS) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 1.15% or 0.0650 to 5.7300.

Brent oil for April delivery was up 2.43% or 1.48 to $62.32 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 2.14% or 1.15 to hit $54.94 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.23% or 3.05 to trade at $1322.15 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.24% to 1.1472, while EUR/GBP rose 0.40% to 0.8763.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 95.220.