Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Food, Beverages&Tobacco, Capital Goods and Insurance sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.12%.
The best performers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL:LSG), which rose 3.53% or 2.3 points to trade at 66.8 at the close. Meanwhile, Nel ASA (OL:NEL) added 3.39% or 0.180 points to end at 5.490 and Schibsted ASA A (OL:SBSTA) was up 2.31% or 7.9 points to 349.7 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL:PGS), which fell 3.38% or 0.61 points to trade at 17.45 at the close. Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL:GOGLT) declined 3.35% or 1.44 points to end at 41.60 and Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (OL:NWC) was down 2.07% or 1.20 points to 56.88.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Oslo Stock Exchange by 126 to 89 and 22 ended unchanged.
Shares in Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL:GOGLT) fell to 52-week lows; losing 3.35% or 1.44 to 41.60. Shares in Schibsted ASA A (OL:SBSTA) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 2.31% or 7.9 to 349.7.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 2.45% or 1.40 to $55.82 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 2.26% or 1.50 to hit $64.81 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 1.28% or 16.85 to trade at $1299.25 a troy ounce.
EUR/NOK was up 0.23% to 9.7556, while USD/NOK rose 0.28% to 8.5843.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.35% at 96.380.