Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.15%
Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Industrials, Financials and Telecoms sectors led shares lower.At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.15%.The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were EDP Renovaveis (LS:EDPR), which rose 2.08% or 0.1450 points to trade at 7.1100 at the close. Meanwhile, Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA) added 1.93% or 0.190 points to end at 10.040 and J. Martins SGPS (LS:JMT) was up 1.26% or 0.2150 points to 17.2750 in late trade.The worst performers of the session were CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS:CTT), which fell 2.75% or 0.0920 points to trade at 3.2580 at the close. Pharol SGPS SA (LS:PHRA) declined 2.58% or 0.0060 points to end at 0.2270 and Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) was down 2.42% or 0.1100 points to 4.4400.Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 18 to 8 and 3 ended unchanged.Brent oil for April delivery was up 0.08% or 0.05 to $62.64 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.20% or 0.12 to hit $59.17 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.23% or 3.10 to trade at $1329.50 a troy ounce.EUR/USD was up 0.50% to 1.2353, while EUR/GBP rose 0.23% to 0.8903.The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.47% at 89.59.