Sweden stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.57% By Investing.com

Sweden stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.57%

Investing.com – Sweden stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Stockholm, the fell 0.57%.

The best performers of the session on the were Getinge AB ser. B (ST:), which rose 1.83% or 2.7 points to trade at 150.4 at the close. Meanwhile, Telia Company AB (ST:) added 0.32% or 0.14 points to end at 43.52 and Securitas AB ser. B (ST:) was up 0.30% or 0.50 points to 166.05 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were SSAB AB ser. A (ST:), which fell 3.16% or 0.96 points to trade at 29.40 at the close. Atlas Copco AB Series B (ST:) declined 1.74% or 4.4 points to end at 249.1 and AstraZeneca PLC (ST:) was down 1.61% or 12.5 points to 763.5.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 328 to 284 and 82 ended unchanged.

Shares in Getinge AB ser. B (ST:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 1.83% or 2.7 to 150.4.

Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.45% or 0.27 to $60.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 0.85% or 0.57 to hit $66.44 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.34% or 4.75 to trade at $1407.75 a troy ounce.

EUR/SEK was down 0.26% to 10.5683, while USD/SEK fell 0.32% to 9.3898.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 96.692.

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