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Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 2.57%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Healthcare and Personal&Household Goods

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Healthcare and Personal&Household Goods sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 2.57% to hit a new 3-months high.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Danske Bank A/S (CO:DANSKE), which rose 5.23% or 6.3 points to trade at 126.8 at the close. Meanwhile, Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CO:NOVOb) added 4.36% or 13.2 points to end at 317.4 and DSV (CO:DSV) was up 2.73% or 14.2 points to 533.6 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ambu A/S (CO:AMBUb), which fell 7.30% or 12.6 points to trade at 160.0 at the close. FLSmidth&Co. (CO:FLS) declined 2.79% or 8.5 points to end at 296.4 and Lundbeck A/S (CO:LUN) was down 1.16% or 3.3 points to 282.4.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 82 to 45 and 15 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 2.31% or 1.24 to $55.03 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 2.53% or 1.54 to hit $62.38 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.22% or 2.85 to trade at $1322.35 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.19% to 6.5088, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4658.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 95.232.