Sweden stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.72% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Sweden stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.72%

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

At the close in Stockholm, the declined 0.72%.

The best performers of the session on the were Kinnevik, Investment AB ser. B (ST:), which rose 1.67% or 4.1 points to trade at 250.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST:) added 1.25% or 8.8 points to end at 710.0 and Svenska Cellulosa SCA AB B (ST:) was up 0.68% or 0.5 points to 79.8 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Swedish Match AB (ST:), which fell 4.33% or 17.6 points to trade at 389.1 at the close. Electrolux, AB ser. B (ST:) declined 2.61% or 6.2 points to end at 231.2 and SSAB AB ser. A (ST:) was down 2.46% or 0.72 points to 28.50.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 365 to 258 and 64 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 1.81% or 1.03 to $55.74 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 1.25% or 0.80 to hit $63.03 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.85 to trade at $1422.55 a troy ounce.

EUR/SEK was down 0.53% to 10.5009, while USD/SEK fell 0.43% to 9.4268.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 97.417.

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