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Belgium stocks lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.22%

© Reuters.  Belgium stocks lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.22%© Reuters. Belgium stocks lower at close of trade; BEL 20 down 0.22%

Investing.com – Belgium stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Utilities, Healthcare and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Brussels, the BEL 20 declined 0.22%.

The best performers of the session on the BEL 20 were NV Bekaert SA (BR:BEKB), which rose 1.12% or 0.43 points to trade at 39.13 at the close. Meanwhile, Umicore SA (BR:UMI) added 0.84% or 0.32 points to end at 37.94 and Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG) was up 0.78% or 0.670 points to 86.750 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Engie SA (PA:ENGIE), which fell 0.83% or 0.12 points to trade at 14.31 at the close. KBC (BR:KBC) declined 0.73% or 0.520 points to end at 71.110 and Ontex Group (BR:ONTEX) was down 0.70% or 0.21 points to 30.40.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Brussels Stock Exchange by 59 to 58 and 9 ended unchanged.

Shares in Umicore SA (BR:UMI) rose to 52-week lows; gaining 0.84% or 0.32 to 37.94.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.09% or 1.22 to $1305.82 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.86% or 0.44 to hit $51.89 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.05% or 0.60 to trade at $57.77 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.11% to 1.1809, while EUR/GBP fell 0.09% to 0.8890.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 92.99.

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