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Spain stocks lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 1.28%

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Consumer Goods

Investing.com – Spain stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financial Services&Real Estate, Consumer Goods and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 fell 1.28%.

The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Red Electrica Corporacion SA (MC:REE), which rose 2.68% or 0.510 points to trade at 19.535 at the close. Meanwhile, Enagas (MC:ENAG) added 1.74% or 0.420 points to end at 24.540 and Endesa (MC:ELE) was up 1.08% or 0.215 points to 20.080 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Distribuidora Intl de Aliment (MC:DIDA), which fell 6.64% or 0.045 points to trade at 0.629 at the close. Acerinox (MC:ACX) declined 3.20% or 0.290 points to end at 8.760 and BBVA (MC:BBVA) was down 3.17% or 0.162 points to 4.929.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 136 to 42 and 18 ended unchanged.

Shares in Red Electrica Corporacion SA (MC:REE) rose to 52-week highs; up 2.68% or 0.510 to 19.535. Shares in Distribuidora Intl de Aliment (MC:DIDA) fell to all time lows; falling 6.64% or 0.045 to 0.629. Shares in Acerinox (MC:ACX) fell to 52-week lows; falling 3.20% or 0.290 to 8.760.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.28% or 3.50 to $1243.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.21% or 0.11 to hit $53.06 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.53% or 0.33 to trade at $62.02 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.25% to 1.1327, while EUR/GBP rose 0.18% to 0.8939.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 97.005.