Investing.com – Belgium stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Brussels, the added 0.06%.
The best performers of the session on the were Argen-X (BR:), which rose 5.70% or 3.40 points to trade at 63.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Telenet Group (BR:) added 2.27% or 1.00 points to end at 45.00 and Ontex Group (BR:) was up 2.14% or 0.36 points to 17.19 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Aperam SA (AS:), which fell 1.54% or 0.57 points to trade at 36.40 at the close. Engie SA (PA:) declined 1.52% or 0.18 points to end at 11.68 and Proximus NV (BR:) was down 0.87% or 0.19 points to 21.68.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Brussels Stock Exchange by 65 to 52 and 15 ended unchanged.
Shares in Engie SA (PA:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 1.52% or 0.18 to 11.68.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.44% or 5.40 to $1222.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.04% or 0.03 to hit $70.94 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.67% or 0.54 to trade at $79.72 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.27% to 1.1562, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.8786.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.22% at 94.90.
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