Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Financials, Technology Hardware&Equipment and Construction&Materials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX added 1.15%.
The best performers of the session on the AEX were Koninklijke Vopak NV (AS:VOPA), which rose 3.68% or 1.43 points to trade at 40.28 at the close. Meanwhile, ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) added 3.40% or 0.632 points to end at 19.202 and Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG) was up 2.64% or 2.340 points to 90.880 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Philips Lighting NV (AS:LIGHT), which fell 3.51% or 0.74 points to trade at 20.32 at the close. ASR Nederland NV (AS:ASRNL) declined 0.12% or 0.04 points to end at 34.30 and Aegon NV (AS:AEGN) was 0.00% or 0.000 points to 4.357.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 101 to 26 and 13 ended unchanged.
Shares in Aegon NV (AS:AEGN) unchanged to 52-week lows; unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 to 4.357.
The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was down 9.69% to 19.61.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.02% or 0.52 to $51.52 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.35% or 0.21 to hit $60.18 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.02% or 0.20 to trade at $1249.20 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.33% to 1.1318, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.9035.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.24% at 97.415.