Finland shares higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 1.41%

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Finland shares higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 1.41%
Credit: © Reuters. – Finland equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Industrials , Oil & Gas and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 gained 1.41% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Metso Oyj (HE: METSO ), which rose 4.31% or 1.02 points to trade at 24.66 at the close. YIT Oyj (HE: YIT ) added 4.13% or 0.23 points to end at 5.67 and Outotec Oyj (HE: OTE1V ) was up 3.32% or 0.114 points to 3.545 in late trade.

Biggest losers included DNA Oyj (HE: DNAO ), which lost 0.44% or 0.0800 points to trade at 17.9500 in late trade. Orion Oyj B (HE: ORNBV ) declined 0.34% or 0.11 points to end at 32.26 and Amer Sports Corporation (HE: AMEAS ) shed 0.10% or 0.04 points to 38.91.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 110 to 44 and 17 ended unchanged on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for March delivery was up 2.20% or 1.26 to $58.59 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.43% or 1.18 to hit $49.70 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.33% or 4.20 to trade at $1285.70 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.25% to 1.1445, while EUR/GBP rose 0.31% to 0.9003.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.26% at 95.480.

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