Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 1.55%
Investing.com – Norway equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Insurance , Healthcare Equipment & Services and Commercial Service And Supplies sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX gained 1.55%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Gjensidige Forsikring ASA (OL: GJFS ), which rose 4.10% or 5.5 points to trade at 139.7 at the close. Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (OL: NWC ) added 4.06% or 10.10 points to end at 259.10 and Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL: GOGLT ) was up 3.47% or 2.65 points to 79.10 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL: PGS ), which lost 0.25% or 0.09 points to trade at 35.95 in late trade. DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ) declined 0.17% or 0.03 points to end at 17.27 and REC Silicon ASA (OL: REC ) 0.00% or 0.00 points to 0.76.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 121 to 53 and 32 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.18% or 0.12 to $65.33 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.50% or 0.36 to hit $72.19 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.80% or 9.50 to trade at $1193.70 a troy ounce.
EUR/NOK was up 0.26% to 9.6924, while USD/NOK rose 0.18% to 8.4678.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 95.96.
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