Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.46%

Aug 02, 2018

Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Financials and Industrials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 lost 0.46%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were F.Rama (LS:RAMA), which rose 2.00% or 0.200 points to trade at 10.200 at the close. Meanwhile, J. Martins SGPS (LS:JMT) added 0.55% or 0.0700 points to end at 12.7150 and Pharol SGPS SA (LS:PHRA) was up 0.44% or 0.0010 points to 0.2295 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA), which fell 3.18% or 0.360 points to trade at 10.960 at the close. Sonae (LS:YSO) declined 1.67% or 0.0165 points to end at 0.9725 and Banco Comercial Portugues (LS:BCP) was down 1.67% or 0.0045 points to 0.2650.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 18 to 15 and 6 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for October delivery was up 1.53% or 1.11 to $73.50 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 2.10% or 1.42 to hit $69.08 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.37% or 4.50 to trade at $1223.10 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.43% to 1.1610, while EUR/GBP rose 0.26% to 0.8906.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.39% at 94.83.