Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.16% © Reuters. Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.16%
Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Real Estate, Personal & Household Goods and Healthcare sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.16% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb), which rose 2.12% or 14.6 points to trade at 704.3 at the close. Meanwhile, Genmab (CSE:GMAB) added 1.59% or 45.0 points to end at 2884.0 and AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb) was up 1.03% or 190 points to 18595 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were GN Store Nord (CSE:GN), which fell 8.29% or 35.3 points to trade at 390.5 at the close. Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE) declined 5.55% or 6.4 points to end at 108.9 and Novozymes A/S B (CSE:NZYMb) was down 3.11% or 15.2 points to 473.2.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 84 to 68 and 14 ended unchanged.
Shares in Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb) rose to 5-year highs; rising 2.12% or 14.6 to 704.3. Shares in GN Store Nord (CSE:GN) fell to 52-week lows; losing 8.29% or 35.3 to 390.5.
Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.17% or 0.14 to $82.67 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.19% or 0.16 to hit $83.50 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 1.32% or 23.85 to trade at $1778.75 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was up 1.10% to 6.4376, while EUR/DKK rose 0.03% to 7.4393.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.90% at 94.162.