Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.76%

0 – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Personal & Household GoodsTechnology and Software & Computer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.76%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Genmab (CSE:GMAB), which rose 3.31% or 48.5 points to trade at 1515.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CSE:CHRH) added 2.27% or 11.6 points to end at 522.0 and Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE) was up 1.89% or 2.0 points to 110.3 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Novozymes A/S B (CSE:NZYMb), which fell 2.01% or 6.5 points to trade at 316.2 at the close. Coloplast A/S (CSE:COLOb) declined 0.61% or 5.0 points to end at 815.0 and Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CSE:VWS) was down 0.59% or 3.8 points to 641.6.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 92 to 44 and 18 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.34% or 0.20 to $59.41 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.09% or 0.06 to hit $65.38 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.45% or 7.05 to trade at $1553.15 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.04% to 6.7259, while EUR/DKK rose 0.03% to 7.4732.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 97.125.

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