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Spain stocks lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 0.83%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Consumer Services and

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Consumer Services and Building&Construction sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 fell 0.83%.

The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (MC:SGREN), which rose 1.23% or 0.155 points to trade at 12.800 at the close. Meanwhile, Iberdrola (MC:IBE) added 0.97% or 0.068 points to end at 7.098 and Mapfre (MC:MAP) was up 0.50% or 0.012 points to 2.393 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (MC:DIDA), which fell 10.64% or 0.053 points to trade at 0.447 at the close. Inditex (MC:ITX) declined 3.87% or 0.950 points to end at 23.600 and International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (MC:ICAG) was down 3.62% or 0.250 points to 6.662.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 117 to 48 and 27 ended unchanged.

Shares in Iberdrola (MC:IBE) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 0.97% or 0.068 to 7.098. Shares in Inditex (MC:ITX) fell to 3-years lows; falling 3.87% or 0.950 to 23.600.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.61% or 7.60 to $1249.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 1.73% or 0.89 to hit $50.58 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.80% or 0.48 to trade at $59.80 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.38% to 1.1349, while EUR/GBP rose 0.12% to 0.8995.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 96.578.