Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.30%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.30%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Auto & components , Pharma Biotech & Life Sciences and Food, Beverages & Tobacco sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX rose 0.30%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ), which rose 3.45% or 4.00 points to trade at 120.00 at the close. P/f Bakkafrost (OL: BAKKA ) added 3.34% or 16.50 points to end at 510.50 and SalMar ASA (OL: SALM ) was up 2.92% or 12.20 points to 429.40 in late trade.

Biggest losers included REC Silicon ASA (OL: REC ), which lost 4.24% or 0.02 points to trade at 0.52 in late trade. Aker Solutions OL (OL: AKSOL ) declined 1.72% or 0.96 points to end at 54.90 and Storebrand ASA (OL: STB ) shed 1.48% or 1.06 points to 70.78.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 107 to 83 and 22 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.08% or 0.06 to $71.03 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 0.60% or 0.48 to hit $79.78 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.33% or 4.10 to trade at $1223.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was down 0.68% to 9.4592, while USD/NOK fell 0.43% to 8.1793.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 94.88.

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