Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.23%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.23%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Commercial Service And Supplies , Media and Energy sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX gained 0.23%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Schibsted ASA A (OL: SBSTA ), which rose 3.10% or 9.1 points to trade at 302.8 at the close. Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL: PGS ) added 2.37% or 0.72 points to end at 31.07 and Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ) was up 2.15% or 2.15 points to 102.10 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL: GOGLT ), which lost 1.69% or 1.25 points to trade at 72.85 in late trade. Storebrand ASA (OL: STB ) declined 1.48% or 1.08 points to end at 72.02 and Telenor ASA (OL: TEL ) shed 1.47% or 2.4 points to 162.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 101 to 86 and 24 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 2.56% or 1.73 to $69.27 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 1.96% or 1.52 to hit $78.89 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.08% or 0.90 to trade at $1200.70 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was down 0.61% to 9.6689, while USD/NOK fell 0.56% to 8.3443.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 95.21.

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