Sweden shares higher at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 up 0.49%
Investing.com – Sweden equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Financials and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 gained 0.49% to hit a new 3-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Swedbank AB ser A (ST: SWEDa ), which rose 2.84% or 5.4 points to trade at 195.7 at the close. Nordea Bank AB (ST: NDA ) added 2.12% or 1.88 points to end at 90.64 and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB A (ST: SEBa ) was up 1.94% or 1.64 points to 86.14 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Skanska AB ser. B (ST: SKAb ), which lost 3.92% or 6.80 points to trade at 166.45 in late trade. H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB B (ST: HMb ) declined 2.91% or 4.4 points to end at 145.2 and Investor AB ser. B (ST: INVEb ) shed 1.96% or 7.7 points to 386.0.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 0 to 0 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for June delivery was down 0.03% or 0.02 to $71.12 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 0.03% or 0.02 to hit $77.19 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.46% or 6.10 to trade at $1319.10 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.08% to 10.3089, while USD/SEK fell 0.50% to 8.6626.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.26% at 92.71.
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