Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.18%
Investing.com – Norway equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Food, Beverages & Tobacco , Pharma Biotech & Life Sciences and Auto & components sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX rose 0.18% to hit a new all time high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Marine Harvest ASA (OL: MHG ), which rose 3.02% or 5.40 points to trade at 184.30 at the close. SalMar ASA (OL: SALM ) added 2.96% or 12.60 points to end at 437.80 and Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ) was up 1.67% or 1.65 points to 100.70 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Subsea 7 SA (OL: SUBC ), which lost 1.95% or 2.2 points to trade at 113.3 in late trade. Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL: PGS ) declined 1.65% or 0.64 points to end at 38.04 and DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ) shed 1.50% or 0.28 points to 18.07.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 88 to 87 and 26 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 3.82% or 2.64 to $66.53 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 3.40% or 2.54 to hit $72.11 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.06% or 0.70 to trade at $1217.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/NOK was up 0.31% to 9.5488, while USD/NOK rose 0.30% to 8.2319.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 95.03.
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