The PSI started the week down 0.32% to 5,911.32 points, with 12 trading low, two high, and one, Mota-Engil, unchanged at €1.28. In Europe, the trend was also to the downside, with the Stoxx 600 losing 0.87% at the start of the session. Only London was against the Continental track.
The week starts with losses as the markets anticipate the relevant upward moves in benchmark interest rates: to be announced, this will be the fourth consecutive hike by the BoE; It would be the first 0.5 percentage point increase by the US Federal Reserve in one month in more than 20 years.
Greenvolt fell 2.55% to €6.89, topping the list of losses at the opening session on Monday, May 2nd. BCB shares also punished losses, which fell 1.35% to 0.15 euros. And Cortesira Amorim, which fell 0.91 percent to 9.77 euros.
Sonae, which last week agreed to a dividend of 0.0511 euros per share at its general meeting, fell 0.29% to 1.03 euros.
Galp Energia (-0.34% to €11.59), EDP (-0.16% to €4.43), and subsidiary EDP Renováveis (-0.22% to €22.59).
In earnings, only Jerónimo Martins (+0.61% to €19.92), who provided quarterly results last week, and NOS (+0.8% to €4.05) appeared in earnings.
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