Sweden shares higher at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 up 1.22%

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Sweden shares higher at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 up 1.22%
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Investing.com – Sweden equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer Goods , Industrials and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 rose 1.22%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST: ALIVsdb ), which rose 4.79% or 30.2 points to trade at 660.8 at the close. Volvo, AB ser. B (ST: VOLVb ) added 3.32% or 3.91 points to end at 121.56 and Electrolux, AB ser. B (ST: ELUXb ) was up 3.19% or 6.0 points to 195.6 in late trade.

Biggest losers included AstraZeneca PLC (ST: AZN ), which lost 1.36% or 9.4 points to trade at 683.7 in late trade. Svenska Handelsbanken AB A (ST: SHBa ) declined 0.80% or 0.80 points to end at 98.92 and Securitas AB ser. B (ST: SECUb ) shed 0.39% or 0.55 points to 140.70.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 408 to 239 and 43 ended unchanged on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.82% or 1.37 to $49.89 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 2.51% or 1.44 to hit $58.77 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.34% or 4.35 to trade at $1285.55 a troy ounce.

EUR/SEK was up 0.13% to 10.2184, while USD/SEK rose 0.41% to 8.9310.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 95.502.

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