Investing.com – Sweden stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Stockholm, the added 0.16%.
The best performers of the session on the were Essity AB B (ST:), which rose 1.00% or 2.80 points to trade at 282.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Volvo, AB ser. B (ST:) added 0.93% or 1.30 points to end at 141.70 and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Class B (ST:) was up 0.82% or 0.72 points to 88.38 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Svenska Cellulosa SCA AB B (ST:), which fell 0.93% or 0.7 points to trade at 76.8 at the close. Swedbank AB ser A (ST:) declined 0.79% or 1.1 points to end at 144.1 and Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST:) was down 0.78% or 5.4 points to 688.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 326 to 308 and 59 ended unchanged.
Shares in Essity AB B (ST:) rose to all time highs; up 1.00% or 2.80 to 282.20.
Crude oil for June delivery was up 0.52% or 0.32 to $62.10 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 0.84% or 0.60 to hit $71.84 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.75 to trade at $1297.05 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.13% to 10.7499, while USD/SEK fell 0.08% to 9.5943.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 97.357.
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