Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Industrials, Real Estate and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.82% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were AP Moeller - Maersk A/S B (CO:MAERSKb), which rose 3.61% or 312 points to trade at 8952 at the close. Meanwhile, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CO:CHRH) added 1.65% or 10.6 points to end at 654.2 and Coloplast A/S (CO:COLOb) was up 1.22% or 7.6 points to 628.2 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Ambu A/S (CO:AMBUb), which fell 2.18% or 3.5 points to trade at 156.7 at the close. Lundbeck A/S (CO:LUN) declined 1.53% or 4.4 points to end at 283.0 and GN Store Nord (CO:GN) was down 1.24% or 3.8 points to 302.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 73 to 55 and 22 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.87% or 0.47 to $54.37 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 1.26% or 0.80 to hit $64.41 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.03% or 0.45 to trade at $1314.65 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was down 0.26% to 6.6078, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4611.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 96.882.