Sweden shares lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.48%
Investing.com – Sweden equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumer Services , Financials and Telecoms sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 declined 0.48%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Fingerprint Cards AB ser. B (ST: FINGb ), which rose 5.06% or 24.60 points to trade at 511.00 at the close. SSAB AB ser. A (ST: SSABa ) added 2.44% or 0.71 points to end at 29.76 and Boliden AB (ST: BOL ) was up 2.33% or 3.10 points to 135.90 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Investor AB ser. B (ST: INVEb ), which lost 4.77% or 13.6 points to trade at 271.6 in late trade. Hennes & Mauritz AB, H & M ser. B (ST: HMb ) declined 1.70% or 4.6 points to end at 265.5 and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken A (ST: SEBa ) shed 1.51% or 1.15 points to 75.15.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 335 to 227 and 57 ended unchanged on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for June delivery was up 2.82% or 1.26 to $45.92 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 3.32% or 1.51 to hit $47.03 a barrel, while the June Gold contract rose 0.87% or 10.95 to trade at $1275.75 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was up 0.20% to 9.2993, while USD/SEK fell 0.39% to 8.1273.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.57% at 93.68.
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