Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.32%

Aug 07, 2018

Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Technology sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.32%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS), which rose 1.95% or 0.1700 points to trade at 8.8800 at the close. Meanwhile, The Navigator Company SA (LS:NVGR) added 1.92% or 0.0940 points to end at 4.9980 and Semapa (LS:SEM) was up 1.48% or 0.3000 points to 20.6000 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS), which fell 2.45% or 0.240 points to trade at 9.540 at the close. Banco Comercial Portugues (LS:BCP) declined 0.80% or 0.0021 points to end at 0.2596 and Mota Engil (LS:MOTA) was down 0.52% or 0.0150 points to 2.8450.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.

Brent oil for October delivery was up 0.46% or 0.34 to $74.09 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.30% or 0.21 to hit $69.22 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.23% or 2.80 to trade at $1220.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.16% to 1.1573, while EUR/GBP rose 0.03% to 0.8928.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 95.05.