Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Stockholm, the fell 0.43%.
The best performers of the session on the were Swedish Match AB (ST:), which rose 2.10% or 8.1 points to trade at 393.1 at the close. Meanwhile, AstraZeneca PLC (ST:) added 2.02% or 17.8 points to end at 900.7 and Tele2 AB (ST:) was up 1.59% or 2.20 points to 140.65 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Swedbank AB ser A (ST:), which fell 2.66% or 3.4 points to trade at 122.8 at the close. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB A (ST:) declined 1.94% or 1.64 points to end at 82.72 and Boliden AB (ST:) was down 1.80% or 3.90 points to 213.10.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 349 to 285 and 56 ended unchanged.
Shares in AstraZeneca PLC (ST:) rose to all time highs; rising 2.02% or 17.8 to 900.7. Shares in Tele2 AB (ST:) rose to 5-year highs; rising 1.59% or 2.20 to 140.65.
Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.58% or 0.32 to $54.78 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 1.03% or 0.61 to hit $58.64 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.57% or 8.70 to trade at $1538.10 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.12% to 10.7800, while USD/SEK rose 0.08% to 9.8259.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 98.947.
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