The PSI-20 ended the session on Monday, April 26, adding 0.41% to 5,020.86 points, with 13 prices up and the remaining five in the red.
The National Stock Exchange traded in line with the gains also recorded by the main markets in the old continent, in a session in which most sectors rose, despite the fact that the increases in raw materials, banking and travel were more driving. The utility and FMCG sectors were the only ones on negative ground, preventing further increases in Europe.
With investor interest in the results of the listed companies, the prospect of inoculated American tourists traveling to Europe encouraged European markets, especially airlines such as Deutsche Lufthansa or British Airways.
Here, CTT and Ramada took a prominent part in the session. The National Postal Service added 3.17% to € 3.745 a share to trade at their highest level in January 2018 in the seventh straight valuation (the largest earnings cycle since December 2019). The Ramada rose 3.62% to € 6.30, after touching its highest levels in November 2019 on the ninth consecutive day of value accumulation (the longest streak since November 2017).
A note worthy of note to BCP, as the bank ended the day 2.40% higher at 11.53 cents a share.
Still in the green, Galp Energia (+ 1.67% to € 9.502), Nos (+ 1.62% to € 3,140), Altri (+ 1.44% to € 6,685), Navigator (+1, 06% to € 2,872) and Simapa ( +1, 06% to € 2,872 (+ 0.66% to € 12.16).
The EDP Group was mainly hampering the better performance of Lisbon Square, with EDP losing 1.53% to 4,823 € and EDP Renováveis dropping 0.97% to 20.52 €. Corticeira Amorim (-1.48% to 9.99 €), Mota-Engil (-0.21% to 1.425 €) and Jerónimo Martins (-0.14% to 14.17 €) also closed lower.
The owner of Pingo Doce has been fined 60 million zlotys (13.2 million euros) in Poland, where the Biedronka supermarket chain owns, for “misleading consumers as to the country of origin of the vegetables and fruits, which may have distorted your purchasing decisions.”