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Norway stocks higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 1.06%

Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Commercial Service And Supplies, Utilities

Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Commercial Service And Supplies, Utilities and Diversified Financials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 1.06%.

The best performers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Leroy Seafood Group ASA (OL:LSG), which rose 3.90% or 2.6 points to trade at 70.3 at the close. Meanwhile, Grieg Seafood (OL:GSFO) added 2.94% or 3.20 points to end at 111.90 and Marine Harvest ASA (OL:MHG) was up 2.80% or 5.25 points to 193.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Norwegian Finans Holding ASA (OL:NOFI), which fell 1.40% or 0.95 points to trade at 67.02 at the close. Aker Solutions OL (OL:AKSOL) declined 0.14% or 0.06 points to end at 43.44 and Petroleum Geo - Services ASA (OL:PGS) was down 0.13% or 0.02 points to 15.37.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Oslo Stock Exchange by 130 to 56 and 15 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.05% or 0.54 to $52.19 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 1.25% or 0.75 to hit $60.95 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.28% or 3.45 to trade at $1250.65 a troy ounce.

EUR/NOK was up 0.28% to 9.7369, while USD/NOK fell 0.10% to 8.5706.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 97.028.