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Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 1.72%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Technology, Software&Computer Services and Construction&Materials

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Technology, Software&Computer Services and Construction&Materials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX declined 1.72% to hit a new 52-week low.

The best performers of the session on the AEX were Gemalto (AS:GTO), which fell 0.16% or 0.08 points to trade at 50.52 at the close. Meanwhile, ASML Holding NV (AS:ASML) fell 0.65% or 0.92 points to end at 140.64 and Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV (AS:AD) was down 0.81% or 0.180 points to 22.000 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Altice NV (AS:ATCA), which fell 7.93% or 0.17 points to trade at 1.94 at the close. ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) declined 3.77% or 0.728 points to end at 18.570 and Aegon NV (AS:AEGN) was down 3.56% or 0.161 points to 4.357.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 117 to 16 and 4 ended unchanged.

Shares in ASML Holding NV (AS:ASML) fell to 52-week lows; losing 0.65% or 0.92 to 140.64. Shares in ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) fell to 52-week lows; losing 3.77% or 0.728 to 18.570. Shares in Aegon NV (AS:AEGN) fell to 52-week lows; falling 3.56% or 0.161 to 4.357.

The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was up 9.76% to 21.71.

Crude oil for January delivery was down 1.54% or 0.81 to $51.80 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 1.17% or 0.72 to hit $60.95 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.24% or 3.00 to trade at $1249.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.06% to 1.1372, while EUR/GBP rose 1.13% to 0.9044.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.57% at 97.025.