Finland shares lower at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 down 0.79%

  • Stock Market News
Finland shares lower at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 down 0.79%
Credit: © Reuters. – Finland equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms , Utilities and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 declined 0.79%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Wartsila Oyj Abp (HE: WRT1V ), which rose 2.44% or 0.40 points to trade at 16.80 at the close. Outotec Oyj (HE: OTE1V ) added 0.90% or 0.058 points to end at 6.518 and Konecranes ABP (HE: KCRA ) was up 0.60% or 0.21 points to 35.15 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Elisa Oyj (HE: ELISA ), which lost 9.22% or 3.82 points to trade at 37.60 in late trade. Stora Enso Oyj R (HE: STERV ) declined 1.57% or 0.265 points to end at 16.575 and Huhtamaki Oyj (HE: HUH1V ) shed 1.55% or 0.48 points to 30.53.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 71 to 64 and 24 ended unchanged on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Brent oil for September delivery was up 1.25% or 0.93 to $75.38 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.87% or 0.61 to hit $70.94 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.36% or 4.50 to trade at $1242.10 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.01% to 1.1670, while EUR/GBP fell 0.06% to 0.8832.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 94.58.

Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb

Error: File type not supported

Drop an image here or