Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Energy, Diversified Financials and Materials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 2.03%.
The best performers of the session on the Oslo OBX were Aker BP ASA (OL:AKERBP), which rose 7.31% or 17.80 points to trade at 257.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Aker Solutions OL (OL:AKSOL) added 6.82% or 2.95 points to end at 46.20 and DNO International ASA (OL:DNO) was up 6.24% or 0.90 points to 15.33 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Telenor ASA (OL:TEL), which fell 1.17% or 1.9 points to trade at 164.5 at the close. SalMar ASA (OL:SALM) declined 1.07% or 5.20 points to end at 479.40 and Gjensidige Forsikring ASA (OL:GJFS) was up 0.22% or 0.3 points to 134.4.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Oslo Stock Exchange by 115 to 78 and 15 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 2.73% or 1.39 to $52.32 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 2.37% or 1.41 to hit $60.87 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 1.12% or 13.70 to trade at $1239.70 a troy ounce.
EUR/NOK was down 0.34% to 9.6962, while USD/NOK fell 0.72% to 8.5347.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.40% at 96.810.