Investing.com – Sweden stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Technology, Healthcare and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 gained 0.32%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were AB SKF B (ST:SKFb), which rose 3.74% or 5.1 points to trade at 141.6 at the close. Meanwhile, Hexagon AB ser. B (ST:HEXAb) added 2.46% or 9.9 points to end at 412.0 and Getinge AB ser. B (ST:GETIb) was up 2.11% or 1.6 points to 79.5 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB A (ST:SEBa), which fell 1.86% or 1.66 points to trade at 87.68 at the close. AstraZeneca PLC (ST:AZN) declined 1.31% or 9.2 points to end at 693.1 and Volvo, AB ser. B (ST:VOLVb) was down 1.22% or 1.45 points to 117.45.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 394 to 243 and 60 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.13% or 1.02 to $48.98 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.49% or 0.85 to hit $57.91 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.29% or 3.70 to trade at $1289.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.01% to 10.2050, while USD/SEK fell 0.63% to 8.9010.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.46% at 95.308.