Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Consumer Services, Technology and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 declined 0.40%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Sandvik AB (ST:SAND), which rose 1.54% or 2.15 points to trade at 141.40 at the close. Meanwhile, AstraZeneca PLC (ST:AZN) added 1.00% or 6.6 points to end at 666.1 and Svenska Cellulosa SCA AB B (ST:SCAb) was up 0.31% or 0.2 points to 78.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Getinge AB ser. B (ST:GETIb), which fell 3.24% or 2.7 points to trade at 81.9 at the close. Alfa Laval AB (ST:ALFA) declined 1.66% or 3.4 points to end at 198.1 and H&M Hennes&Mauritz AB B (ST:HMb) was down 1.59% or 2.2 points to 134.6.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 362 to 253 and 57 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.13% or 0.07 to $54.12 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.05% or 0.03 to hit $62.73 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.22% or 2.85 to trade at $1279.75 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.12% to 10.2496, while USD/SEK fell 0.14% to 9.0128.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 95.970.