Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Energy, Diversified Financials and Pharma Biotech&Life Sciences sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.38%.
The best performers of the session on the Oslo OBX were DNO International ASA (OL:DNO), which rose 2.96% or 0.45 points to trade at 15.70 at the close. Meanwhile, Aker BP ASA (OL:AKERBP) added 2.57% or 6.60 points to end at 263.40 and Subsea 7 SA (OL:SUBC) was up 2.11% or 2.0 points to 95.8 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL:GOGLT), which fell 1.93% or 1.05 points to trade at 53.35 at the close. Nel ASA (OL:NEL) declined 1.90% or 0.100 points to end at 5.150 and BW Offshore Ltd (OL:BWO) was down 1.76% or 0.700 points to 39.000.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Oslo Stock Exchange by 85 to 84 and 31 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.45% or 1.24 to $51.75 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.90% or 1.12 to hit $60.11 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.24% or 3.15 to trade at $1288.15 a troy ounce.
EUR/NOK was down 0.67% to 9.7424, while USD/NOK fell 0.00% to 8.5478.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.55% at 95.732.