Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Oslo, the rose 0.08%.
The best performers of the session on the were Nel ASA (OL:), which rose 13.84% or 0.710 points to trade at 5.840 at the close. Meanwhile, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (OL:) added 3.79% or 1.14 points to end at 31.25 and Golden Ocean Group Ltd (OL:) was up 3.73% or 1.46 points to 40.62 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Grieg Seafood (OL:), which fell 4.79% or 6.10 points to trade at 121.20 at the close. BW Offshore Ltd (OL:) declined 2.74% or 1.550 points to end at 55.100 and Marine Harvest ASA (OL:) was down 2.17% or 4.50 points to 202.50.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Oslo Stock Exchange by 107 to 99 and 32 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 1.90% or 0.97 to $52.11 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 1.73% or 1.04 to hit $61.01 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.53% or 7.05 to trade at $1343.85 a troy ounce.
EUR/NOK was up 0.13% to 9.7845, while USD/NOK rose 0.22% to 8.6752.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 97.023.
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