Spain stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Chemical, Petroleum&Plastic, Telecoms&IT and Financial Services&Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 rose 0.89%. The best performers of the session on the IBEX 35 were Bankia (MADRID:BKIA), which rose 3.26% or 0.033 points to trade at 1.046 at the close. Meanwhile, Tecnicas Reunidas (MADRID:TRE) added 2.62% or 1.055 points to end at 41.305 and Arcel. Mittal (MADRID:MTS) was up 2.29% or 0.140 points to 6.245 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Sacyr (MADRID:SCYR), which fell 2.55% or 0.059 points to trade at 2.254 at the close. FCC (MADRID:FCC) declined 1.08% or 0.079 points to end at 7.245 and Red Electrica Corp. (MADRID:REE) was down 0.49% or 0.355 points to 72.285. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Madrid Stock Exchange by 137 to 72 and 4 ended unchanged. Shares in Sacyr (MADRID:SCYR) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.55% or 0.059 to 2.254. Shares in FCC (MADRID:FCC) fell to 52-week lows; down 1.08% or 0.079 to 7.245. Gold for December delivery was down 0.42% or 4.60 to $1103.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 2.07% or 0.91 to hit $44.91 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.26% or 0.12 to trade at $47.48 a barrel. EUR/USD was down 0.40% to 1.1273, while EUR/GBP rose 0.12% to 0.7345. The US Dollar Index was up 0.40% at 95.77.