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Spain stocks lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 0.46%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Building&Construction and

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Building&Construction and Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 lost 0.46% to hit a new 52-week low.

The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (MC:DIDA), which rose 5.49% or 0.020 points to trade at 0.382 at the close. Meanwhile, Acerinox (MC:ACX) added 1.62% or 0.136 points to end at 8.550 and Amadeus IT (MC:AMA) was up 1.35% or 0.800 points to 59.840 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Bankia SA (MC:BKIA), which fell 3.60% or 0.095 points to trade at 2.541 at the close. Caixabank SA (MC:CABK) declined 3.24% or 0.106 points to end at 3.170 and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (MC:SGREN) was down 2.68% or 0.300 points to 10.900.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 108 to 69 and 17 ended unchanged.

Shares in Bankia SA (MC:BKIA) fell to 52-week lows; losing 3.60% or 0.095 to 2.541. Shares in Caixabank SA (MC:CABK) fell to 52-week lows; losing 3.24% or 0.106 to 3.170.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.57% or 7.20 to $1260.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.04% or 0.02 to hit $45.90 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.68% or 0.37 to trade at $53.98 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.49% to 1.1390, while EUR/GBP fell 0.42% to 0.9006.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.60% at 96.303.