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Spain stocks higher at close of trade; IBEX 35 up 0.87%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Building&Construction, Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic and Consumer

Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Building&Construction, Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 added 0.87%.

The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA (MC:ACS), which rose 3.82% or 1.200 points to trade at 32.650 at the close. Meanwhile, ArcelorMittal SA (MC:MTS) added 3.48% or 0.648 points to end at 19.260 and Enagas (MC:ENAG) was up 3.06% or 0.740 points to 24.930 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Distribuidora Intl de Aliment (MC:DIDA), which fell 19.02% or 0.097 points to trade at 0.412 at the close. Tecnicas Reunidas (MC:TRE) declined 3.53% or 0.840 points to end at 22.980 and Inditex (MC:ITX) was down 1.05% or 0.280 points to 26.330.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 131 to 42 and 17 ended unchanged.

Shares in Distribuidora Intl de Aliment (MC:DIDA) fell to all time lows; falling 19.02% or 0.097 to 0.412.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.01% or 0.10 to $1249.30 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 1.02% or 0.52 to hit $51.52 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.38% or 0.23 to trade at $60.20 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.33% to 1.1318, while EUR/GBP fell 0.06% to 0.9036.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.24% at 97.417.