Investing.com – Morocco stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Casablanca, the declined 1.05% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the were Agma Lahlou-Tazi (CS:), which rose 3.25% or 96 points to trade at 3050 at the close. Meanwhile, Total Maroc SA (CS:) added 2.05% or 37.0 points to end at 1839.0 and Micro Data SA (CS:) was up 2.02% or 4.95 points to 249.95 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Sonasid (CS:), which fell 7.88% or 59 points to trade at 690 at the close. Residences Dar Saada SA (CS:) declined 7.50% or 12.00 points to end at 148.00 and Zellidja S.A (CS:) was down 5.99% or 9.70 points to 152.30.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Casablanca Stock Exchange by 32 to 9 and 6 ended unchanged.
Shares in Residences Dar Saada SA (CS:) fell to 52-week lows; down 7.50% or 12.00 to 148.00.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 2.46% or 1.42 to $56.20 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 2.12% or 1.33 to hit $61.53 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.13% or 1.70 to trade at $1266.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/MAD was down 0.17% to 11.1460, while USD/MAD rose 0.21% to 9.4506.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.34% at 93.59.
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