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Spain stocks higher at close of trade; IBEX 35 up 1.13%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Goods, Building&Construction and Financial

Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Goods, Building&Construction and Financial Services&Real Estate sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 gained 1.13% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were ArcelorMittal SA (MC:MTS), which rose 4.35% or 0.870 points to trade at 20.860 at the close. Meanwhile, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (MC:SGREN) added 3.61% or 0.450 points to end at 12.895 and Cie Automotive (MC:CIEA) was up 3.15% or 0.700 points to 22.900 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Inmobiliaria Colonial SA (MC:COL), which fell 1.80% or 0.160 points to trade at 8.715 at the close. Cellnex Telecom SA (MC:CLNX) declined 0.86% or 0.21 points to end at 24.27 and Melia Hotels (MC:MEL) was down 0.68% or 0.060 points to 8.780.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 125 to 50 and 15 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 1.03% or 12.60 to $1238.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 2.95% or 1.50 to hit $52.43 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 2.56% or 1.52 to trade at $60.98 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.34% to 1.1355, while EUR/GBP rose 0.41% to 0.8907.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.37% at 96.838.