Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.51%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.51%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare Equipment & Services , Materials and Transport sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.51% to hit a new all time high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ), which rose 5.83% or 0.58 points to trade at 10.53 at the close. Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (OL: NWC ) added 4.33% or 10.2 points to end at 246.0 and Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL: GOGLT ) was up 4.18% or 2.60 points to 64.75 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Gjensidige Forsikring ASA (OL: GJFS ), which lost 1.18% or 1.7 points to trade at 142.7 in late trade. Nordic Nanovector ASA (OL: NANOV ) declined 0.95% or 0.80 points to end at 83.20 and DnB ASA (OL: DNB ) shed 0.62% or 1.0 points to 160.9.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 113 to 64 and 26 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.18% or 0.09 to $50.37 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 0.34% or 0.19 to hit $55.93 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.41% or 5.25 to trade at $1277.05 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was down 0.20% to 9.3709, while USD/NOK fell 0.37% to 7.9699.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 93.36.

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