Investing.com – Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Healthcare, Oil&Gas and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 fell 0.47%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Ambu A/S (CO:AMBUb), which rose 3.54% or 5.3 points to trade at 154.9 at the close. Meanwhile, Oersted A/S (CO:ORSTED) added 2.91% or 13.00 points to end at 460.00 and DSV (CO:DSV) was up 1.66% or 8.6 points to 525.2 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were FLSmidth&Co. (CO:FLS), which fell 1.75% or 5.7 points to trade at 319.1 at the close. Lundbeck A/S (CO:LUN) declined 1.63% or 4.8 points to end at 289.3 and Tryg A/S (CO:TRYG) was down 1.59% or 2.7 points to 167.3.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 63 to 62 and 19 ended unchanged.
Shares in Oersted A/S (CO:ORSTED) rose to all time highs; rising 2.91% or 13.00 to 460.00.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 1.41% or 0.75 to $52.26 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 1.35% or 0.83 to hit $60.67 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.08% or 1.05 to trade at $1284.45 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was down 0.30% to 6.5530, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4666.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 95.703.