Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 1.10%

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Norway shares lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 1.10%
Credit: © Reuters. – Norway equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Auto & components , Commercial Service And Supplies and Energy sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX declined 1.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Norwegian Finans Holding ASA (OL: NOFI ), which rose 2.15% or 1.90 points to trade at 90.15 at the close. Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL: LSG ) added 1.03% or 0.6 points to end at 54.9 and SalMar ASA (OL: SALM ) was up 0.52% or 1.80 points to 347.40 in late trade.

Biggest losers included DNO International ASA (OL: DNO ), which lost 2.20% or 0.31 points to trade at 13.80 in late trade. Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL: PGS ) declined 2.17% or 0.77 points to end at 34.64 and Equinor ASA (OL: EQNR ) shed 2.15% or 4.6 points to 209.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 118 to 54 and 30 ended unchanged on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.20% or 0.13 to $65.58 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 1.53% or 1.14 to hit $73.60 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.38% or 4.90 to trade at $1269.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was down 0.27% to 9.4424, while USD/NOK fell 0.49% to 8.1402.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 94.57.

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