Shipping and oil struggle on Oslo Stock Exchange

Now that the first quarter of 2015 has come and gone, it is safe to conclude that it will continue to be tough for the two sectors, shipping and energy, to exit the crisis that the two industries have been struggling with since last year.

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On the one hand, things have not been too bad for the two major industries on the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway, shipping and energy. Three months into 2015, it is safe to conclude that the extreme declines, which both sectors experienced during the last half of 2014 - the energy companies in particular - have not repeated themselves this year.

On the other hand it is also safe to say that the increases which have taken place in the two major Norwegian indexes, do not at all live up to what has been seen on other stock exchanges such as the Danish share index.

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