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 gained 1.58%.
The best performers of the session on the were Nordea Bank Abp (ST:), which rose 3.04% or 1.75 points to trade at 59.37 at the close. Meanwhile, Svenska Cellulosa SCA AB B (ST:) added 2.75% or 2.0 points to end at 75.6 and Alfa Laval AB (ST:) was up 2.50% or 4.2 points to 172.4 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Swedish Match AB (ST:), which rose 0.05% or 0.2 points to trade at 370.7 at the close. Boliden AB (ST:) added 0.39% or 0.76 points to end at 195.26 and Securitas AB ser. B (ST:) was up 0.74% or 1.05 points to 142.50.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 457 to 186 and 42 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.73% or 0.40 to $54.87 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.77% or 0.45 to hit $58.68 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.43% or 6.65 to trade at $1524.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was up 0.09% to 10.7123, while USD/SEK rose 0.13% to 9.6507.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 97.998.
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