Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare, Financials and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 0.17% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Ambu A/S (CO:AMBUb), which rose 2.53% or 3.9 points to trade at 158.2 at the close. Meanwhile, Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CO:NOVOb) added 1.66% or 5.0 points to end at 310.0 and Lundbeck A/S (CO:LUN) was up 1.02% or 2.9 points to 286.5 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Novozymes A/S B (CO:NZYMb), which fell 1.97% or 5.9 points to trade at 294.0 at the close. Pandora A/S (CO:PNDORA) declined 1.89% or 5.7 points to end at 295.7 and Oersted A/S (CO:ORSTED) was down 1.85% or 8.50 points to 450.10.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 80 to 39 and 19 ended unchanged.
Shares in Pandora A/S (CO:PNDORA) fell to 3-years lows; losing 1.89% or 5.7 to 295.7.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 2.70% or 1.42 to $51.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 1.99% or 1.22 to hit $60.23 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.30% or 3.80 to trade at $1243.60 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was up 0.52% to 6.6044, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4657.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.41% at 97.453.