Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.26%

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Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.26%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Technology Hardware & Equipment , Commercial Service And Supplies and Food, Beverages & Tobacco sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX fell 0.26%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL: PGS ), which rose 4.73% or 1.48 points to trade at 32.79 at the close. DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ) added 3.19% or 0.49 points to end at 15.70 and Norsk Hydro ASA (OL: NHY ) was up 2.19% or 1.01 points to 47.10 in late trade.

Biggest losers included REC Silicon ASA (OL: REC ), which lost 3.05% or 0.02 points to trade at 0.62 in late trade. Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL: LSG ) declined 2.16% or 1.5 points to end at 66.3 and Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ) shed 2.14% or 2.20 points to 100.60.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 98 to 83 and 26 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 1.03% or 0.72 to $70.31 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.16% or 0.13 to hit $79.16 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.50% or 6.00 to trade at $1208.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was up 0.06% to 9.5252, while USD/NOK fell 0.12% to 8.1479.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 94.04.

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