Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.92%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.92%
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Investing.com – Norway equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Banking , Real Estate and Energy sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.92%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ), which rose 5.08% or 0.66 points to trade at 13.65 at the close. Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL: PGS ) added 4.55% or 0.58 points to end at 13.34 and Aker Solutions OL (OL: AKSOL ) was up 3.30% or 1.32 points to 41.30 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ), which lost 2.97% or 3.10 points to trade at 101.20 in late trade. Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL: LSG ) declined 2.04% or 1.3 points to end at 64.4 and SalMar ASA (OL: SALM ) shed 1.58% or 6.80 points to 423.20.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 107 to 73 and 27 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.28% or 0.13 to $46.67 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.66% or 0.36 to hit $55.27 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.59% or 7.60 to trade at $1291.70 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was up 0.25% to 9.9084, while USD/NOK fell 0.24% to 8.6935.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.55% at 95.893.

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