Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 1.07%

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Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 1.07%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Utilities , Food, Beverages & Tobacco and Capital Goods sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 1.07%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ), which rose 3.70% or 4.50 points to trade at 126.10 at the close. Marine Harvest ASA (OL: MHG ) added 3.27% or 6.30 points to end at 199.00 and Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL: LSG ) was up 3.12% or 2.2 points to 72.1 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (OL: NWC ), which lost 5.86% or 11.80 points to trade at 189.40 in late trade. Aker BP ASA (OL: AKERBP ) declined 0.46% or 1.40 points to end at 304.20 and Norsk Hydro ASA (OL: NHY ) shed 0.12% or 0.05 points to 42.64.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 130 to 51 and 24 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.24% or 0.17 to $71.95 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.37% or 0.30 to hit $81.08 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.12% or 1.50 to trade at $1231.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was down 0.17% to 9.4249, while USD/NOK fell 0.30% to 8.1290.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 94.63.

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