Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Telecoms&IT and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 fell 0.16%.
The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Cie Automotive (MC:CIEA), which rose 3.11% or 0.740 points to trade at 24.500 at the close. Meanwhile, Cellnex Telecom SA (MC:CLNX) added 2.29% or 0.55 points to end at 24.59 and Acerinox (MC:ACX) was up 1.52% or 0.142 points to 9.500 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were B. Sabadell (MC:SABE), which fell 2.83% or 0.029 points to trade at 0.999 at the close. Bankinter (MC:BKT) declined 2.38% or 0.166 points to end at 6.808 and Mapfre (MC:MAP) was down 2.14% or 0.053 points to 2.428.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 89 to 88 and 14 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.73% or 9.65 to $1325.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.98% or 0.53 to hit $54.76 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.31% or 0.19 to trade at $61.73 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.28% to 1.1444, while EUR/GBP fell 0.38% to 0.8717.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 95.297.