Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Healthcare sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX declined 0.05%.
The best performers of the session on the AEX were Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG), which rose 3.86% or 3.260 points to trade at 87.760 at the close. Meanwhile, Koninklijke Vopak NV (AS:VOPA) added 2.61% or 1.08 points to end at 42.49 and ASML Holding NV (AS:ASML) was up 2.50% or 3.34 points to 137.04 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Heineken (AS:HEIN), which fell 2.55% or 1.98 points to trade at 75.76 at the close. ASR Nederland NV (AS:ASRNL) declined 2.07% or 0.74 points to end at 35.02 and Koninklijke Philips NV (AS:PHG) was down 1.41% or 0.42 points to 29.65.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 93 to 36 and 9 ended unchanged.
The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was down 1.19% to 18.79.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.73% or 1.31 to $49.27 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 2.03% or 1.16 to hit $58.22 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.27% or 3.45 to trade at $1289.25 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.64% to 1.1465, while EUR/GBP rose 0.34% to 0.8979.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.46% at 95.308.