Investing.com – Belgium: The stock markets have finished the session down this Friday; the downturn in the sectors Health, public Services, and Pharma and biotechnology has contributed to this decrease.
At the closing event in Brussels, the BEL 20 index was down by 0.82%, thus signalling a low of 3 months.
The best performance of the session for the BEL 20 index is to be put to the credit of the title Ontex Group (BR:ONTEX) increase of 2.83% to 0.42 points for a closing price of 15.25. In the second position, we find Barco NV (BR:BAR) who wins 1,40%, or 2.40 points to close at 174,40. The title Proximus NV (BR:PROX) completes the top three with an increase of 0.82% or 0.21 points for the end of the session to 25,95.
Argen-X (BR:ARGX), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 2,38% 2,70 points for a closing price of 110,80. Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (BR:ABI) gives up 1.88 per cent at 1.39 points and ends at 72,61. For its part, KBC (BR:KBC) loose and 1.87%, or 1,120 points for a closing price of 58,860.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Brussels stock Exchange by 74 values to 34 and 14 stable.
The securities Barco NV (BR:BAR) rose and hit a high , after being granted 1,40%, or 2.40 points to a course of 174,40.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in June gained 1.25 per cent is 16,10 points, to $1.303,20 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in July declined by 3.41%, or 1,93 points to a course of $54,66 the barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in August lost 3,55% 2,32 points for a $63,01 the barrel.
The pair EUR/USD has recorded an increase of 0.30% to 1,1163, while the EUR/GBP pair has made 0.15% to 0,8839.