The PSI 20 ended this Friday at a high, in line with European counterparts, by increasing 0,97%, to 4.651,82 points.
In a session with 15 listed high and only two low, the energy sector and NOS pushed for the main national stock index. EDP increased 1,55%, to 4,60 euros, and EDP Renováveis advanced 0,92%, to 17,46 euros. Galp followed the trend and appreciated 0,61%, to 9,56 euros, while REN gained 0,65%, to 2,315 euros.
NOS, in turn, rose 2,56% to 3,20 euros per share and was, among the most heavily listed companies in the PSI 20, the one that most appreciated.
However, the highlight of the session is Mota Engil, which shot up 14,55%, trading at 1,716 euros per share. The market reacted positively to the confirmation of entry into the capital of the Portuguese company of the Chinese construction company CCC. The Chinese, for 169,4 million euros, now hold 23% of the capital of Mota Engil.
In a counter-cycle, BCP and Pharol were the only listed companies that recorded a devaluation. Bank bonds fell 1,35% to 11,72 cents and Pharol's fell 3,08% to 11,94 cents.
In Europe, the Stoxx 600 advanced 0,41% and only the Spanish Ibex 35 performed better than the PSI 20, advancing 1,06%. The Italian square followed, with the FTSE Mib gaining 0,68%. In France, CAC 40 rose 0,56% and, in Germany, Dax rose 0,37%. The British FTSE 100 advanced slightly 0,07%.
In raw materials, the Brent barrel increased 0,54%, to $ 48,05. WTI, on the other hand, fell 0,83% to $ 45,33.