Spain stocks lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 0.07%

Spain stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financial Services & Real Estate, Building & Construction and Chemical, Petroleum & Plastic sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 lost 0.07%.

The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Amadeus IT (MC:AMA), which rose 4.18% or 2.045 points to trade at 51.000 at the close. Meanwhile, Aena Aeropuertos SA (MC:AENA) added 2.80% or 4.80 points to end at 176.40 and International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (MC:ICAG) was up 2.35% or 0.160 points to 6.981 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Gamesa (MC:GAM), which fell 2.24% or 0.455 points to trade at 19.890 at the close. BBVA (MC:BBVA) declined 1.64% or 0.123 points to end at 7.362 and ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA (MC:ACS) was down 1.58% or 0.570 points to 35.590.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 89 to 85 and 16 ended unchanged.

Shares in Aena Aeropuertos SA (MC:AENA) rose to all time highs; rising 2.80% or 4.80 to 176.40.

Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.43% or 5.41 to $1262.69 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.96% or 0.48 to hit $49.32 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 1.35% or 0.71 to trade at $51.93 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.08% to 1.1175, while EUR/GBP rose 0.05% to 0.8701.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 97.30.

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