Sweden shares higher at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 up 0.32%

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Sweden shares higher at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 up 0.32%
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Investing.com – Sweden equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Technology , Healthcare and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 rose 0.32%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were AB SKF B (ST: SKFb ), which rose 3.74% or 5.1 points to trade at 141.6 at the close. Hexagon AB ser. B (ST: HEXAb ) added 2.46% or 9.9 points to end at 412.0 and Getinge AB ser. B (ST: GETIb ) was up 2.11% or 1.6 points to 79.5 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB A (ST: SEBa ), which lost 1.86% or 1.66 points to trade at 87.68 in late trade. AstraZeneca PLC (ST: AZN ) declined 1.31% or 9.2 points to end at 693.1 and Volvo, AB ser. B (ST: VOLVb ) shed 1.22% or 1.45 points to 117.45.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 394 to 243 and 60 ended unchanged on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.09% or 1.00 to $48.96 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.47% or 0.84 to hit $57.90 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.30% or 3.80 to trade at $1289.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/SEK was up 0.01% to 10.2062, while USD/SEK fell 0.63% to 8.9013.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.47% at 95.303.

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