Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Oil&Gas, Consumer Services and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 declined 1.03%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Swedish Match AB (ST:SWMA), which rose 1.39% or 5.1 points to trade at 371.1 at the close. Meanwhile, Svenska Handelsbanken AB A (ST:SHBa) added 1.23% or 1.25 points to end at 102.75 and Sandvik AB (ST:SAND) was up 0.23% or 0.30 points to 129.35 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB A (ST:SEBa), which fell 3.50% or 3.22 points to trade at 88.78 at the close. Atlas Copco AB Class A (ST:ATCOa) declined 3.43% or 7.6 points to end at 214.2 and Atlas Copco AB Series B (ST:ATCOb) was down 2.98% or 6.2 points to 200.2.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 378 to 243 and 47 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.43% or 0.73 to $51.88 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.85% or 0.51 to hit $60.66 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.19% or 2.35 to trade at $1247.65 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.46% to 10.2872, while USD/SEK fell 0.39% to 9.0549.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 97.102.