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Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.36% – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the ChemicalsHealthcare and Real Estate sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 0.36%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb), which rose 2.68% or 16.3 points to trade at 625.2 at the close. Meanwhile, Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE) added 1.62% or 2.0 points to end at 125.8 and GN Store Nord (CSE:GN) was up 1.41% or 5.2 points to 373.2 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Netcompany Group (CSE:NETCG), which fell 15.02% or 85.10 points to trade at 481.40 at the close. Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CSE:VWS) declined 4.57% or 7.9 points to end at 166.1 and Tryg A/S (CSE:TRYG) was down 4.19% or 6.6 points to 150.8.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 89 to 74 and 13 ended unchanged.

Shares in Netcompany Group (CSE:NETCG) fell to 52-week lows; down 15.02% or 85.10 to 481.40. Shares in Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CSE:VWS) fell to 52-week lows; losing 4.57% or 7.9 to 166.1.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 1.80% or 1.50 to $84.81 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 1.51% or 1.29 to hit $86.72 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.31% or 5.65 to trade at $1847.35 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 0.39% to 6.5978, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4433.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.22% at 96.112.


Operatori a lavoro. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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