Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.64%

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Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.64%
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Investing.com – Norway equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Diversified Financials , Auto & components and Technology Hardware & Equipment sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX fell 0.64%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Grieg Seafood (OL: GSFO ), which rose 4.84% or 4.45 points to trade at 96.45 at the close. Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL: LSG ) added 0.76% or 0.5 points to end at 63.9 and Marine Harvest ASA (OL: MHG ) was up 0.42% or 0.75 points to 181.15 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Aker Solutions OL (OL: AKSOL ), which lost 2.15% or 1.26 points to trade at 57.24 in late trade. Aker ASA (OL: AKER ) declined 1.94% or 13.0 points to end at 652.0 and Yara International ASA (OL: YAR ) shed 1.76% or 6.9 points to 386.7.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 103 to 72 and 28 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.44% or 0.31 to $69.94 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.18% or 0.14 to hit $77.88 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.12% or 1.50 to trade at $1206.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was down 0.13% to 9.7247, while USD/NOK rose 0.52% to 8.3864.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 95.10.

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