Lisbon stock exchange closes week with gains

The highlights were the increases of BCP, 1,44%, and EDP, 1,63%. EDP ​​Renováveis, Galp Energia and NOS also rose more than 1%. On the other hand, Ibersol closed on a countercyclical drop of 6,82% to 4,10 euros.

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As bolsas europeias terminaram a semana com ganhos, inclusive a de Lisboa. O principal índice bolsista português, PSI-20, encerrou as negociações desta sexta-feira, 16 de outubro, com uma subida de 0,79% para os 4.228,02 pontos, acompanhando o ‘verde’ das suas congéneres do ‘Velho Continente’.

The highlights were the increases in BCP, from 1,44% to 0,07 euros, and EDP, from 1,63% to 4,55 euros. EDP ​​Renováveis, Galp Energia and NOS also rose more than 1%. On the other hand, Ibersol closed on a countercyclical drop of 6,82% to 4,10 euros.

In Europe, sentiment was just as optimistic, as it is on the other side of the Atlantic. The Spanish IBEX 35 index closed with a rise of 0,48%, the German DAX rose 1,62%, the French CAC 40 advanced 2,04%, the British FTSE 100 added 1,49%, the Dutch AEX gained 1,38, 1,70% and the Italian FTSE MIB appreciated 50%. Euro Stoxx 1,65 was marked by a XNUMX% appreciation.

“O índice francês CAC liderou os ganhos, impulsionado pelo retalho de luxo (LVMH, Kering) e pelo setor de viagens e lazer (Peugeot, Renault e Airbus). No universo Stoxx600 os ganhos foram generalizados, com o setor imobiliário e das telecomunicações a serem as exceções às valorizações. O setor automóvel foi aquele que mais subiu, após a indicação de que as vendas de veículos na Europa cresceram 1,1% em termos homólogos no mês de setembro”, explicou Ramiro Loureiro, trader Millennium bcp, in a market note.

In relation to oil, the value of WTI, produced in Texas, falls 0,44% to $ 40,78 per barrel, while the price of Brent's barrel is devaluing 0,63% to $ 42,89.

As for the foreign exchange market, the euro appreciates 0,13% against the dollar, to 1,1721 dollars, and the pound rises 0,07% against the United States currency, to 1,2923 dollars, after having been devaluing before the rumors of no agreement for the UK to leave the European Union (EU).

“De acordo com a agência de notícias Reuters, o primeiro-ministro do Reino Unido, Boris Johnson, anunciará não haverá progresso durante a cimeira da UE e significa que o Reino Unido precisa de se preparar para uma saída sem acordo em janeiro. No entanto, isso não significa necessariamente que o Reino Unido não negociará mais” com Bruxelas, apontam os analistas da XTB.

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