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 1.36%.
The best performers of the session on the were Getinge AB ser. B (ST:), which rose 6.20% or 6.3 points to trade at 108.8 at the close. Meanwhile, Skanska AB ser. B (ST:) added 3.13% or 5.10 points to end at 167.95 and Atlas Copco AB ser. A (ST:) was up 2.48% or 8.5 points to 351.5 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were SSAB AB ser. A (ST:), which fell 1.88% or 0.94 points to trade at 49.04 at the close. Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST:) declined 0.60% or 7.5 points to end at 1239.5 and Fingerprint Cards AB ser. B (ST:) was down 0.36% or 0.04 points to 9.96.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 385 to 215 and 56 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 1.34% or 0.82 to $60.33 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.99% or 0.64 to hit $63.70 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.47% or 6.20 to trade at $1321.40 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.29% to 10.1837, while USD/SEK rose 0.46% to 8.2671.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.58% at 90.08.
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