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Belgium shares lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.30%

Published 28-11-2018, 10:50 pm
© Reuters.  Belgium shares lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.30%
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Investing.com – Belgium equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Technology and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Brussels, the BEL 20 declined 0.30%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BEL 20 were Aperam SA (AS:APAM), which rose 2.19% or 0.56 points to trade at 26.16 at the close. Telenet Group Holding NV (BR:TNET) added 1.79% or 0.76 points to end at 43.30 and Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG) was up 1.41% or 1.220 points to 87.920 in late trade.

Biggest losers included UCB (BR:UCB), which lost 1.81% or 1.34 points to trade at 72.70 in late trade. Ageas (BR:AGES) declined 1.27% or 0.550 points to end at 42.900 and KBC (BR:KBC) shed 1.26% or 0.800 points to 62.800.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 58 to 49 and 14 ended unchanged on the Brussels Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.76% or 9.30 to $1229.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.47% or 0.24 to hit $51.80 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.30% or 0.18 to trade at $60.58 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.58% to 1.1353, while EUR/GBP rose 0.01% to 0.8863.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.45% at 96.838.

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