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Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 17:45
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Portugal stocks higher at close of trade; PSI 20 up 0.11% – Portugal stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Industrials, Consumer Goods and Technology sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 gained 0.11%.

The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were EDP (LS:EDP), which rose 2.19% or 0.0680 points to trade at 3.1780 at the close. Meanwhile, Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA) added 1.43% or 0.140 points to end at 9.910 and Sonae Capital (LS:SONAC) was up 1.34% or 0.0100 points to 0.7580 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Mota Engil (LS:MOTA), which fell 1.91% or 0.0340 points to trade at 1.7460 at the close. Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:RAMA) declined 1.10% or 0.100 points to end at 8.950 and EDP Renovaveis (LS:EDPR) was down 0.76% or 0.0600 points to 7.7950.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 19 to 13 and 3 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for January delivery was down 1.61% or 1.16 to $70.91 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.41% or 0.87 to hit $60.80 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.15% or 1.80 to trade at $1224.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.22% to 1.1402, while EUR/GBP fell 0.01% to 0.8703.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.41% at 96.20.

© Reuters.