Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Building&Construction, Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic and Financial Services&Real Estate sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 gained 0.54%.
The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were ENCE (MC:ENC), which rose 3.49% or 0.185 points to trade at 5.485 at the close. Meanwhile, ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA (MC:ACS) added 2.98% or 0.980 points to end at 33.830 and Acerinox (MC:ACX) was up 2.58% or 0.218 points to 8.660 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Mapfre (MC:MAP), which fell 1.28% or 0.030 points to trade at 2.320 at the close. Amadeus IT (MC:AMA) declined 0.65% or 0.400 points to end at 60.840 and Repsol (MC:REP) was down 0.60% or 0.085 points to 14.080.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 112 to 61 and 19 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.01% or 0.10 to $1283.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $45.34 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.30% or 0.16 to trade at $53.37 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.07% to 1.1449, while EUR/GBP fell 0.39% to 0.8977.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.25% at 95.727.