Finland shares higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 0.09%

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Finland shares higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 0.09%
Credit: © Reuters. – Finland equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare , Financials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 gained 0.09%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Orion Oyj B (HE: ORNBV ), which rose 5.14% or 1.52 points to trade at 31.08 at the close. YIT Oyj (HE: YIT ) added 3.80% or 0.18 points to end at 4.86 and Konecranes ABP (HE: KCRA ) was up 3.20% or 0.96 points to 30.95 in late trade.

Biggest losers included DNA Oyj (HE: DNAO ), which lost 4.36% or 0.7500 points to trade at 16.4400 in late trade. Outokumpu Oyj (HE: OUT1V ) declined 3.78% or 0.1410 points to end at 3.5910 and Stora Enso Oyj R (HE: STERV ) shed 2.00% or 0.260 points to 12.740.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 74 to 72 and 15 ended unchanged on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for January delivery was down 1.37% or 1.06 to $76.28 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.88% or 0.59 to hit $66.45 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.59% or 7.30 to trade at $1225.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.09% to 1.1362, while EUR/GBP rose 0.40% to 0.8926.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 96.63.

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