Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Goods, Healthcare and Chemicals sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 gained 2.11%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb), which rose 3.91% or 35.40 points to trade at 941.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Demant A/S (CSE:DEMANT) added 3.31% or 7.00 points to end at 218.80 and Chr Hansen Holding A/S (CSE:CHRH) was up 2.77% or 14.20 points to 527.40 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Coloplast A/S (CSE:COLOb), which fell 1.70% or 14.60 points to trade at 844.20 at the close. Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CSE:VWS) declined 1.51% or 3.10 points to end at 201.70 and AP Moeller - Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb) was down 1.08% or 175.00 points to 15,960.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 83 to 73 and 11 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.79% or 0.60 to $75.28 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 0.74% or 0.61 to hit $81.56 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 2.64% or 50.95 to trade at $1,879.85 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was up 0.72% to 6.87, while EUR/DKK unchanged 0.05% to 7.44.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.92% at 102.51.
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