Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 1.06%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 1.06%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Commercial Service And Supplies , Utilities and Diversified Financials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 1.06%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL: LSG ), which rose 3.90% or 2.6 points to trade at 70.3 at the close. Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ) added 2.94% or 3.20 points to end at 111.90 and Marine Harvest ASA (OL: MHG ) was up 2.80% or 5.25 points to 193.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Norwegian Finans Holding ASA (OL: NOFI ), which lost 1.40% or 0.95 points to trade at 67.02 in late trade. Aker Solutions OL (OL: AKSOL ) declined 0.14% or 0.06 points to end at 43.44 and Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL: PGS ) shed 0.13% or 0.02 points to 15.37.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 130 to 56 and 15 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.10% or 0.57 to $52.22 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 1.30% or 0.78 to hit $60.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.27% or 3.40 to trade at $1250.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was up 0.28% to 9.7369, while USD/NOK fell 0.11% to 8.5704.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 97.018.

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