Investing.com – Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Healthcare, Chemicals and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 lost 0.97%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were FLSmidth&Co. (CO:FLS), which rose 2.66% or 8.6 points to trade at 331.7 at the close. Meanwhile, Danske Bank A/S (CO:DANSKE) added 2.16% or 2.6 points to end at 125.2 and Ambu A/S (CO:AMBUb) was up 2.16% or 3.4 points to 161.1 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Novozymes A/S B (CO:NZYMb), which fell 2.15% or 5.9 points to trade at 268.2 at the close. Lundbeck A/S (CO:LUN) declined 2.06% or 5.9 points to end at 281.2 and Coloplast A/S (CO:COLOb) was down 1.90% or 11.6 points to 598.2.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 69 to 54 and 18 ended unchanged.
Shares in Novozymes A/S B (CO:NZYMb) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.15% or 5.9 to 268.2.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 1.00% or 0.53 to $53.66 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.72% or 0.44 to hit $61.53 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 1.32% or 16.95 to trade at $1296.75 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was down 0.85% to 6.5472, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4661.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.73% at 95.597.