Finland stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 up 0.88%

Investing.com – Finland stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Services, Basic Materials and Industrials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Helsinki, the OMX Helsinki 25 gained 0.88%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were DNA Oyj (HE:DNAO), which rose 2.59% or 0.4800 points to trade at 19.0000 at the close. Meanwhile, Valmt (HE:VALMT) added 2.32% or 0.42 points to end at 18.50 and Konecranes ABP (HE:KCRA) was up 2.03% or 0.64 points to 32.13 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Cargotec Oyj (HE:CGCBV), which fell 0.36% or 0.14 points to trade at 38.32 at the close. Amer Sports Corporation (HE:AMEAS) declined 0.03% or 0.01 points to end at 34.39 and Elisa Oyj (HE:ELISA) was up 0.14% or 0.05 points to 35.95.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Helsinki Stock Exchange by 96 to 42 and 22 ended unchanged.

Brent oil for November delivery was up 0.19% or 0.15 to $78.33 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.83% or 0.57 to hit $69.16 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.65% or 7.90 to trade at $1200.30 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.47% to 1.1635, while EUR/GBP fell 0.20% to 0.8901.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.40% at 94.91.