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Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.41%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Industrials and Basic

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Industrials and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.41%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS), which rose 0.74% or 0.060 points to trade at 8.180 at the close. Meanwhile, Sonae Capital (LS:SONAC) added 0.67% or 0.0060 points to end at 0.8960 and CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS:CTT) was up 0.50% or 0.0160 points to 3.1980 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Pharol SGPS SA (LS:PHRA), which fell 2.63% or 0.0050 points to trade at 0.1848 at the close. Semapa (LS:SEM) declined 2.10% or 0.2800 points to end at 13.0400 and Sonae SGPS SA (LS:YSO) was down 1.98% or 0.0165 points to 0.8160.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 15 to 14 and 5 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for February delivery was down 1.94% or 1.19 to $60.26 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 2.70% or 1.42 to hit $51.16 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.28% or 3.45 to trade at $1243.95 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.51% to 1.1303, while EUR/GBP rose 0.20% to 0.8991.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.41% at 97.453.