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Shipping equities skyrocket on Oslo Stock Exchange in 2021

The shipping index on the Oslo Stock Exchange has increased by nearly 60 percent in 2021, overtaking the main index, reports Norwegian media Finansavisen. Several sectors, including container, are behind this advancement.

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Shipping equities within especially dry bulk and container, but also LNG, have had a strong year on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Whereas the main index, OSEBX, this year is up by 23.2 percent, the shipping index has increased by 58.4 percent, reports Norwegian media Finansavisen. In particular, stocks within the bulk and container sectors have driven this advancement, as explained by the exchange's CEO, Øivind Amundsen.

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