Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.76%

Nov 07, 2018

Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Financials and Technology sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 0.76%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were Pharol SGPS SA (LS:PHRA), which rose 7.70% or 0.0118 points to trade at 0.1650 at the close. Meanwhile, Mota Engil (LS:MOTA) added 4.22% or 0.0720 points to end at 1.7800 and Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) was up 2.34% or 0.1700 points to 7.4400 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Sonae Capital (LS:SONAC), which fell 0.27% or 0.0020 points to trade at 0.7480 at the close. The Navigator Company SA (LS:NVGR) declined 0.19% or 0.0080 points to end at 4.1420 and EDP (LS:EDP) was down 0.16% or 0.0050 points to 3.1100.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 18 to 11 and 6 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for January delivery was up 0.08% or 0.06 to $72.19 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.53% or 0.33 to hit $61.88 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.49% or 6.00 to trade at $1229.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.32% to 1.1463, while EUR/GBP fell 0.10% to 0.8716.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.38% at 95.75.