Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Healthcare, Industrials and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX lost 1.27%.
The best performers of the session on the AEX were Aalberts Industries NV (AS:AALB), which rose 1.56% or 0.45 points to trade at 29.32 at the close. Meanwhile, Relx PLC (AS:REL) added 1.08% or 0.195 points to end at 18.310 and ASML Holding NV (AS:ASML) was up 0.28% or 0.40 points to 144.48 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were ING Groep NV (AS:INGA), which fell 2.99% or 0.306 points to trade at 9.912 at the close. Koninklijke DSM NV (AS:DSMN) declined 2.87% or 2.16 points to end at 73.16 and Koninklijke Philips NV (AS:PHG) was down 2.45% or 0.80 points to 31.68.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 105 to 21 and 11 ended unchanged.
Shares in Koninklijke DSM NV (AS:DSMN) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.87% or 2.16 to 73.16.
The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was up 5.67% to 18.50.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 1.77% or 0.91 to $50.56 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.80% or 0.48 to hit $59.80 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.61% or 7.60 to trade at $1249.00 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.39% to 1.1350, while EUR/GBP rose 0.12% to 0.8995.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 96.567.