© Reuters. Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.20%

Investing.com – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the added 0.20%.

The best performers of the session on the were Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:), which rose 2.67% or 0.200 points to trade at 7.700 at the close. Meanwhile, Altri SGPS (LS:) added 2.59% or 0.1500 points to end at 5.9500 and Sonae Capital (LS:) was up 2.12% or 0.0180 points to 0.8670 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were EDP (LS:), which fell 1.61% or 0.0490 points to trade at 3.0000 at the close. Semapa (LS:) declined 1.22% or 0.1600 points to end at 12.9400 and J. Martins SGPS (LS:) was down 0.39% or 0.0400 points to 10.3000.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 23 to 11.

Brent oil for March delivery was up 3.59% or 1.93 to $55.73 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 4.18% or 1.90 to hit $47.31 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.43% or 5.50 to trade at $1286.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 1.09% to 1.1337, while EUR/GBP rose 0.20% to 0.9006.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.76% at 96.463.

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Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.20% By Investing.com


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