Investing.com – Spain stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Consumer Goods and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 added 2.52%.
The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were ArcelorMittal SA (MC:MTS), which rose 6.30% or 1.092 points to trade at 18.412 at the close. Meanwhile, Cie Automotive (MC:CIEA) added 6.15% or 1.280 points to end at 22.080 and ENCE (MC:ENC) was up 6.01% or 0.320 points to 5.640 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Red Electrica Corporacion SA (MC:REE), which fell 0.03% or 0.005 points to trade at 19.530 at the close. Enagas (MC:ENAG) added 0.21% or 0.050 points to end at 24.380 and Endesa SA (MC:ELE) was up 0.35% or 0.070 points to 20.200.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 152 to 28 and 11 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.61% or 7.90 to $1286.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.74% or 0.82 to hit $47.91 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 1.84% or 1.03 to trade at $56.98 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.09% to 1.1402, while EUR/GBP fell 0.64% to 0.8960.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 95.743.