At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 rose 1.90%.
The best performers of the session on the PSI 20 were The Navigator Company SA (LS:NVGR), which rose 5.36% or 0.2640 points to trade at 5.1900 at the close. Meanwhile, Altri SGPS (LS:ALSS) added 5.13% or 0.4200 points to end at 8.6100 and Mota Engil (LS:MOTA) was up 3.16% or 0.0900 points to 2.9400 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Corticeira Amorim (LS:CORA), which fell 0.70% or 0.080 points to trade at 11.280 at the close. Ibersol SGPS (LS:IBS) declined 0.41% or 0.050 points to end at 12.000 and REN (LS:RENE) was down 0.26% or 0.0060 points to 2.3420.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lisbon Stock Exchange by 24 to 7 and 7 ended unchanged.
Brent oil for August delivery was up 2.33% or 1.70 to $74.75 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 4.81% or 3.15 to hit $68.69 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.04% or 0.50 to trade at $1271.00 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.40% to 1.1649, while EUR/GBP rose 0.21% to 0.8781.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 94.28.