Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.19%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.19%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Media , Materials and Auto & components sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.19%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Schibsted ASA A (OL: SBSTA ), which rose 12.59% or 33.1 points to trade at 296.0 at the close. Yara International ASA (OL: YAR ) added 4.52% or 14.4 points to end at 340.0 and DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ) was up 4.40% or 0.68 points to 16.02 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Aker Solutions OL (OL: AKSOL ), which lost 4.45% or 2.46 points to trade at 52.84 in late trade. Telenor ASA (OL: TEL ) declined 3.95% or 6.5 points to end at 158.0 and Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (OL: NWC ) shed 3.18% or 7.80 points to 237.50.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 100 to 73 and 25 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.36% or 0.24 to $66.83 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.18% or 0.13 to hit $71.97 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.91% or 11.30 to trade at $1228.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was up 0.06% to 9.4943, while USD/NOK rose 0.48% to 8.1392.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.42% at 94.67.

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