Sweden shares lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 2.02%

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Sweden shares lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 2.02%
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Investing.com – Sweden equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Telecoms , Industrials and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 declined 2.02%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were AstraZeneca PLC (ST: AZN ), which rose 2.27% or 12.3 points to trade at 554.3 at the close. H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB B (ST: HMb ) added 0.20% or 0.3 points to end at 140.2 and Electrolux, AB ser. B (ST: ELUXb ) was down 0.30% or 0.8 points to 263.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Fingerprint Cards AB ser. B (ST: FINGb ), which lost 5.54% or 0.62 points to trade at 10.63 in late trade. ABB Ltd (ST: ABB ) declined 5.13% or 10.8 points to end at 199.7 and Investor AB ser. B (ST: INVEb ) shed 3.48% or 12.9 points to 358.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 442 to 189 and 35 ended unchanged on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for March delivery was down 1.49% or 0.92 to $60.87 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 1.24% or 0.81 to hit $64.70 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.34% or 4.50 to trade at $1319.10 a troy ounce.

EUR/SEK was up 0.35% to 9.9495, while USD/SEK rose 0.55% to 8.1297.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 90.27.

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