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Belgium shares lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.50%

Published 15/01/2019, 04:20 am
© Reuters.  Belgium shares lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.50%

Investing.com – Belgium equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Utilities, Industrials and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Brussels, the BEL 20 declined 0.50%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BEL 20 were bpost NV (BR:BPOST), which rose 1.27% or 0.10 points to trade at 7.98 at the close. KBC (BR:KBC) added 1.17% or 0.680 points to end at 58.860 and ING Groep NV (AS:INGA) was up 0.62% or 0.061 points to 9.887 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG), which lost 3.82% or 3.480 points to trade at 87.540 in late trade. Proximus NV (BR:PROX) declined 3.29% or 0.76 points to end at 22.34 and Argen-X (BR:ARGX) shed 2.35% or 2.20 points to 91.50.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 77 to 38 and 13 ended unchanged on the Brussels Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.09% or 1.15 to $1290.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.54% or 0.28 to hit $51.31 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.83% or 0.50 to trade at $59.98 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.10% to 1.1479, while EUR/GBP fell 0.15% to 0.8913.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 95.132.

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