Investing.com – Sweden stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Stockholm, the gained 1.08%.
The best performers of the session on the were Fingerprint Cards AB ser. B (ST:), which rose 8.81% or 0.54 points to trade at 6.69 at the close. Meanwhile, Tele2 AB (ST:) added 5.26% or 5.80 points to end at 116.05 and Getinge AB ser. B (ST:) was up 3.41% or 2.8 points to 84.9 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB B (ST:), which fell 2.74% or 3.9 points to trade at 140.1 at the close. Svenska Cellulosa SCA AB B (ST:) declined 0.67% or 0.7 points to end at 99.7 and Essity AB B (ST:) was down 0.60% or 1.30 points to 215.40.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 333 to 287 and 63 ended unchanged.
Shares in Tele2 AB (ST:) rose to 5-year highs; up 5.26% or 5.80 to 116.05.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.12% or 0.08 to $66.72 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 0.81% or 0.62 to hit $76.12 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.47% or 6.10 to trade at $1307.40 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.37% to 10.1118, while USD/SEK rose 1.00% to 8.6936.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 1.00% at 94.50.
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