Investing.com – Finland stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Healthcare, Technology and Oil&Gas sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 lost 1.21%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Valmt (HE:VALMT), which rose 0.36% or 0.07 points to trade at 19.78 at the close. Meanwhile, DNA Oyj (HE:DNAO) added 0.22% or 0.0400 points to end at 18.5800 and Kesko Oyj (HE:KESKOB) was down 0.04% or 0.02 points to 50.78 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Metsa Board Oyj B (HE:METSB), which fell 3.47% or 0.225 points to trade at 6.260 at the close. Orion Oyj B (HE:ORNBV) declined 2.57% or 0.81 points to end at 30.66 and Outokumpu Oyj (HE:OUT1V) was down 2.52% or 0.1010 points to 3.9040.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Helsinki Stock Exchange by 91 to 55 and 21 ended unchanged.
Brent oil for April delivery was down 3.10% or 1.91 to $59.68 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 3.71% or 1.99 to hit $51.70 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.36% or 4.65 to trade at $1302.75 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.23% to 1.1439, while EUR/GBP rose 0.46% to 0.8683.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 95.345.