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Sweden stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.67%

Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Technology, Oil&Gas and Basic Materials

Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Technology, Oil&Gas and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 lost 0.67%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Atlas Copco AB Class A (ST:ATCOa), which rose 2.22% or 5.1 points to trade at 234.4 at the close. Meanwhile, Atlas Copco AB Series B (ST:ATCOb) added 2.16% or 4.5 points to end at 215.1 and Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST:ALIVsdb) was up 1.71% or 12.4 points to 736.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Class B (ST:ERICb), which fell 2.54% or 2.06 points to trade at 79.02 at the close. SSAB AB ser. A (ST:SSABa) declined 2.48% or 0.83 points to end at 32.67 and Hexagon AB ser. B (ST:HEXAb) was down 2.34% or 10.5 points to 438.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 382 to 250 and 53 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for March delivery was down 3.67% or 1.97 to $51.72 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 3.08% or 1.90 to hit $59.69 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.37% or 4.85 to trade at $1302.95 a troy ounce.

EUR/SEK was up 0.45% to 10.3628, while USD/SEK rose 0.11% to 9.0572.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 95.347.