Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.37%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.37%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Food, Beverages & Tobacco , Utilities and Commercial Service And Supplies sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.37%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were BW LPG Ltd (OL: BWLPG ), which rose 3.18% or 1.14 points to trade at 36.99 at the close. Marine Harvest ASA (OL: MHG ) added 3.09% or 5.05 points to end at 168.65 and Aker Solutions OL (OL: AKSOL ) was up 2.98% or 1.64 points to 56.74 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL: GOGLT ), which lost 1.82% or 1.30 points to trade at 70.00 in late trade. DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ) declined 1.81% or 0.28 points to end at 15.19 and Storebrand ASA (OL: STB ) shed 1.27% or 0.88 points to 68.32.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 89 to 84 and 31 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.73% or 0.48 to $65.47 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 1.18% or 0.91 to hit $76.41 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.01% or 0.10 to trade at $1302.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was down 0.21% to 9.4866, while USD/NOK rose 0.03% to 8.0589.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 93.55.

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