Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Chemicals, Financials and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 1.42%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Danske Bank A/S (CO:DANSKE), which rose 4.21% or 5.8 points to trade at 142.2 at the close. Meanwhile, William Demant Holding AS (CO:WDH) added 3.62% or 7.1 points to end at 203.2 and ISS A/S (CO:ISS) was up 2.18% or 4.20 points to 196.95 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Genmab (CO:GEN), which fell 0.77% or 7.7 points to trade at 997.8 at the close. Ambu A/S (CO:AMBUb) unchanged 0.00% or 0.0 points to end at 134.3 and Tryg A/S (CO:TRYG) was up 0.25% or 0.4 points to 161.9.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 82 to 30 and 26 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 4.21% or 2.17 to $53.66 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 4.60% or 2.76 to hit $62.82 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.61% or 7.55 to trade at $1251.15 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was down 0.09% to 6.5561, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4648.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 96.727.