Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Lisbon, the fell 2.10%.
The best performers of the session on the were Ramada Investimentos e Industria SA (LS:), which rose 1.16% or 0.100 points to trade at 8.750 at the close. Meanwhile, Sonae Capital (LS:) added 0.98% or 0.0080 points to end at 0.8230 and The Navigator Company SA (LS:) was down 0.05% or 0.0020 points to 3.7000 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were CTT Correios de Portugal SA (LS:), which fell 4.29% or 0.1500 points to trade at 3.3500 at the close. Mota Engil (LS:) declined 4.02% or 0.0680 points to end at 1.6220 and Galp Energia Nom (LS:) was down 3.35% or 0.4950 points to 14.2700.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 28 to 5 and 5 ended unchanged.
Brent oil for February delivery was down 3.61% or 2.22 to $59.34 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 3.59% or 1.90 to hit $50.99 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.27% or 3.40 to trade at $1246.00 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.33% to 1.1381, while EUR/GBP fell 0.10% to 0.8900.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.32% at 96.703.