Investing.com – Sweden stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Stockholm, the rose 0.66%.
The best performers of the session on the were Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST:), which rose 2.71% or 16.6 points to trade at 629.2 at the close. Meanwhile, SSAB AB ser. A (ST:) added 1.76% or 0.54 points to end at 31.27 and H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB B (ST:) was up 1.65% or 2.4 points to 150.5 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were ABB Ltd (ST:), which fell 0.47% or 0.8 points to trade at 179.3 at the close. Alfa Laval AB (ST:) declined 0.39% or 0.8 points to end at 203.9 and Electrolux, AB ser. B (ST:) was down 0.28% or 0.6 points to 216.2.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 378 to 243 and 69 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.95% or 0.55 to $58.46 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 1.09% or 0.74 to hit $68.50 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.14% or 1.75 to trade at $1283.65 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.54% to 10.6913, while USD/SEK fell 0.78% to 9.5395.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 97.458.
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