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Spain stocks higher at close of trade; IBEX 35 up 1.55%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Consumer Services

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

At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 rose 1.55%.

The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were B. Sabadell (MC:SABE), which rose 3.27% or 0.031 points to trade at 0.992 at the close. Meanwhile, Repsol (MC:REP) added 3.13% or 0.430 points to end at 14.165 and ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA (MC:ACS) was up 2.66% or 0.850 points to 32.850 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (MC:SGREN), which fell 0.90% or 0.095 points to trade at 10.495 at the close. Acciona (MC:ANA) declined 0.39% or 0.280 points to end at 72.200 and Inmobiliaria Colonial SA (MC:COL) was down 0.37% or 0.030 points to 8.010.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 134 to 49 and 10 ended unchanged.

Shares in Inmobiliaria Colonial SA (MC:COL) fell to 52-week lows; down 0.37% or 0.030 to 8.010.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.05% or 0.65 to $1281.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.64% or 0.73 to hit $45.34 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.82% or 0.43 to trade at $53.16 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.09% to 1.1439, while EUR/GBP fell 0.39% to 0.9006.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 95.950.