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Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.15%

13/02/2018 17:45:00 Stock Market
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.