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Sweden stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.75%

Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Financials, Healthcare and Consumer Services

Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Financials, Healthcare and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 declined 0.75% to hit a new 52-week low.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Tele2 AB (ST:TEL2b), which rose 0.88% or 0.95 points to trade at 108.35 at the close. Meanwhile, Atlas Copco AB Class A (ST:ATCOa) added 0.71% or 1.4 points to end at 206.8 and AB SKF B (ST:SKFb) was up 0.46% or 0.6 points to 130.8 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Svenska Handelsbanken AB A (ST:SHBa), which fell 3.17% or 3.17 points to trade at 96.88 at the close. Getinge AB ser. B (ST:GETIb) declined 2.75% or 2.3 points to end at 80.7 and H&M Hennes&Mauritz AB B (ST:HMb) was down 2.38% or 3.1 points to 128.6.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 364 to 264 and 56 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for February delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $45.88 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.70% or 0.38 to hit $53.97 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.55% or 6.95 to trade at $1260.95 a troy ounce.

EUR/SEK was up 0.16% to 10.2911, while USD/SEK rose 0.57% to 9.0265.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.51% at 96.218.