Investing.com – Belgium: The stock markets have finished the session down this Friday; the downturn in the sectors of industrial Engineering, Bank, and Industries contributed to this decline.
The best performance of the session for the BEL 20 index is to be put to the credit of the title Barco NV (BR:BAR) up 2.44%, 3,80 points for a closing price of 159,40. In the second position, we find Etablissementen Franz Colruyt NV (BR:COLR), which is gaining 0.21 per cent, that is, 0.14 points for a closing to 66,08. The title Argen-X (BR:ARGX) completes the top three with an increase of 0.17% to 0.20 points for the end of the session to 115,70.
KBC (BR:KBC), sign the worst performance of the session, losing and 1.89%, equivalent to 1,180 points for a closing price of 61,120. Solvay SA (BR:SOLB) abandons 1,69% 1.54 points and ends at 89,34. For its part, Umicore SA (BR:UMI) loose of 1.63% 0.48 points for a closing price of 29,01.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Brussels stock Exchange by 69 values to 36 and 21 stable.
The securities Umicore SA (BR:UMI) have decreased and reached a low of 52 weeks, after releasing of 1.63% 0.48 points for a course on 29,01.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in June lost 0,87%, 11,15 points, to $1.275,05 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in June declined by 0.06% 0.04 points for a $62,83 per barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in July lost 0,62% or 0.45 points for a $72,17 per barrel.
The pair EUR/USD recorded a decrease of 0.08% to 1,1163, while the EUR/GBP pair has taken up 0.48% at 0,8770.