Investing.com – Morocco equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Forestry & Paper , Software & Computer Services and Invest Companies & Other Finance sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All Shares rose 0.01%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Moroccan All Shares were Hps (CS: HPS ), which rose 5.38% or 86.00 points to trade at 1686.00 at the close. Involys (CS: INV ) added 4.82% or 6.85 points to end at 149.00 and Taqa Morocco SA (CS: TQM ) was up 4.73% or 42.90 points to 949.00 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Risma (CS: RIS ), which lost 8.41% or 12.60 points to trade at 137.30 in late trade. Timar (CS: TIM ) declined 5.61% or 12.85 points to end at 216.05 and M2M Group (CS: M2M ) shed 4.08% or 16.95 points to 398.05.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 21 to 17 and 4 ended unchanged on the Casablanca Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.43% or 0.25 to $58.27 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.24% or 0.15 to hit $63.17 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.06% or 0.78 to trade at $1291.42 a troy ounce.
EUR/MAD was up 0.24% to 11.1570, while USD/MAD fell 0.05% to 9.4106.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 93.05.
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