Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 2.34%

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 2.34% – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare, Consumer Goods and Chemicals sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 2.34%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb), which rose 4.10% or 45.80 points to trade at 1,164.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Royal Unibrew A/S (CSE:RBREW) added 2.81% or 17.60 points to end at 644.00 and Ambu A/S (CSE:AMBUb) was up 2.60% or 2.65 points to 104.50 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb), which fell 2.40% or 315.00 points to trade at 12,815.00 at the close. AP Moeller – Maersk A/S A (CSE:MAERSKa) declined 2.17% or 280.00 points to end at 12,630.00 and Jyske Bank A/S (CSE:JYSK) was down 0.63% or 3.20 points to 507.20.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 73 to 70 and 16 ended unchanged.

Shares in Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb) rose to all time highs; gaining 4.10% or 45.80 to 1,164.20.

Crude oil for June delivery was up 0.74% or 0.57 to $77.94 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.70% or 0.57 to hit $81.67 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 1.57% or 31.65 to trade at $1,987.45 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was unchanged 0.06% to 6.79, while EUR/DKK unchanged 0.01% to 7.45.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 101.55.


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