Sweden shares higher at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 up 0.34%
Investing.com – Sweden equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Basic Materials and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 rose 0.34% to hit a new 1-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Swedish Match AB (ST: SWMA ), which rose 2.09% or 8.1 points to trade at 394.8 at the close. Tele2 AB (ST: TEL2b ) added 1.89% or 2.10 points to end at 113.15 and Essity AB B (ST: ESSITYb ) was up 1.71% or 3.80 points to 226.30 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST: ALIVsdb ), which lost 1.48% or 10.4 points to trade at 693.0 in late trade. ABB Ltd (ST: ABB ) declined 0.78% or 1.4 points to end at 170.7 and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB A (ST: SEBa ) shed 0.35% or 0.32 points to 90.50.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 321 to 284 and 73 ended unchanged on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was down 1.13% or 0.59 to $51.72 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.67% or 0.41 to hit $60.91 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.20% or 2.55 to trade at $1291.25 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was up 0.19% to 10.2754, while USD/SEK rose 0.27% to 9.0233.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 95.762.
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