Finland shares higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 1.28%

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Finland shares higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 1.28%
Credit: © Reuters. – Finland equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Technology , Industrials and Telecoms sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 rose 1.28%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were YIT Oyj (HE: YIT ), which rose 4.32% or 0.24 points to trade at 5.92 at the close. KONE Oyj (HE: KNEBV ) added 2.74% or 1.24 points to end at 46.49 and Nokia Oyj (HE: NOKIA ) was up 2.41% or 0.114 points to 4.845 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Neste Oil Oyj (HE: NESTE ), which lost 0.28% or 0.20 points to trade at 72.52 in late trade. Outokumpu Oyj (HE: OUT1V ) added 0.16% or 0.0080 points to end at 5.0440 and Nokian Renkaat Oyj (HE: NRE1V ) gained 0.26% or 0.09 points to 35.10.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 85 to 56 and 19 ended unchanged on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for December delivery was up 0.61% or 0.49 to $81.28 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.68% or 0.49 to hit $72.06 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.92% or 11.00 to trade at $1188.10 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.51% to 1.1680, while EUR/GBP fell 0.06% to 0.8911.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.53% at 94.38.

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