Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Telecoms&IT, Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic and Financial Services&Real Estate sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 lost 1.27%.
The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Cie Automotive (MC:CIEA), which rose 3.56% or 0.740 points to trade at 21.500 at the close. Meanwhile, Viscofan (MC:VIS) added 1.93% or 0.920 points to end at 48.500 and International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (MC:ICAG) was up 1.77% or 0.118 points to 6.780 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (MC:DIDA), which fell 8.34% or 0.037 points to trade at 0.410 at the close. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (MC:SGREN) declined 4.69% or 0.600 points to end at 12.200 and Naturgy Energy Group SA (MC:NTGY) was down 2.88% or 0.670 points to 22.620.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 132 to 38 and 20 ended unchanged.
Shares in Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (MC:DIDA) fell to all time lows; losing 8.34% or 0.037 to 0.410.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.09% or 1.10 to $1252.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 4.84% or 2.43 to hit $47.77 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 3.66% or 2.18 to trade at $57.43 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.17% to 1.1366, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8989.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 96.512.