Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Software&Computer Services and Construction&Materials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX declined 0.12%.
The best performers of the session on the AEX were Altice NV (AS:ATCA), which rose 3.14% or 0.07 points to trade at 2.24 at the close. Meanwhile, Heineken (AS:HEIN) added 2.22% or 1.76 points to end at 81.16 and Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV (AS:AD) was up 1.47% or 0.330 points to 22.730 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were ASR Nederland NV (AS:ASRNL), which fell 2.80% or 1.08 points to trade at 37.46 at the close. Aalberts Industries NV (AS:AALB) declined 2.31% or 0.73 points to end at 30.92 and Aegon NV (AS:AEGN) was down 2.24% or 0.111 points to 4.850.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 81 to 48 and 11 ended unchanged.
Shares in Aegon NV (AS:AEGN) fell to 52-week lows; falling 2.24% or 0.111 to 4.850.
The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was down 0.26% to 15.41.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.25% or 0.13 to $53.08 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.60% or 0.37 to hit $62.06 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 3.95 to trade at $1243.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.22% to 1.1330, while EUR/GBP rose 0.17% to 0.8938.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 96.990.