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Denmark stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 down 0.05%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Real Estate, Financials and Consumer

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Real Estate, Financials and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 lost 0.05% to hit a new 3-months high.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Genmab (CO:GEN), which rose 2.19% or 21.4 points to trade at 997.6 at the close. Meanwhile, William Demant Holding AS (CO:WDH) added 1.00% or 2.2 points to end at 222.4 and Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CO:VWS) was up 0.76% or 4.2 points to 553.8 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were DSV (CO:DSV), which fell 3.00% or 16.0 points to trade at 517.8 at the close. FLSmidth&Co. (CO:FLS) declined 1.19% or 3.7 points to end at 306.2 and Danske Bank A/S (CO:DANSKE) was down 0.93% or 1.1 points to 122.8.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 81 to 48 and 18 ended unchanged.

Shares in Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CO:VWS) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 0.76% or 4.2 to 553.8.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 2.07% or 1.10 to $54.20 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 2.00% or 1.25 to hit $63.67 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.75 to trade at $1314.75 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 0.44% to 6.6174, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4621.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.40% at 96.887.