Sweden stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Stockholm 30 down 0.31%
At the close in Stockholm, the OMX Stockholm 30 declined 0.31% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Stockholm 30 were Fingerprint Cards AB ser. B (ST:FINGb), which rose 14.29% or 2.42 points to trade at 19.35 at the close. Meanwhile, Svenska Cellulosa SCA AB B (ST:SCAb) added 1.34% or 1.1 points to end at 79.7 and Essity AB B (ST:ESSITYb) was up 1.02% or 2.50 points to 248.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Alfa Laval AB (ST:ALFA), which fell 2.15% or 4.5 points to trade at 204.6 at the close. H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB B (ST:HMb) declined 1.41% or 2.7 points to end at 188.9 and Autoliv Inc . SDB (ST:ALIVsdb) was down 0.96% or 10.0 points to 1027.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Stockholm Stock Exchange by 365 to 224 and 72 ended unchanged.
Shares in H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB B (ST:HMb) fell to 5-year lows; falling 1.41% or 2.7 to 188.9.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.43% or 0.25 to $58.27 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.24% or 0.15 to hit $63.17 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.06% or 0.79 to trade at $1291.41 a troy ounce.
EUR/SEK was down 0.30% to 9.8280, while USD/SEK fell 0.56% to 8.2929.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 93.05.