Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Personal & Household Goods and Financials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 0.64%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE), which rose 3.39% or 3.1 points to trade at 95.2 at the close. Meanwhile, AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb) added 3.37% or 258 points to end at 7916 and Pandora A/S (CSE:PNDORA) was up 3.29% or 8.8 points to 276.1 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were FLSmidth & Co. (CSE:FLS), which fell 10.01% or 26.0 points to trade at 233.7 at the close. Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CSE:CHRH) declined 1.18% or 6.2 points to end at 519.6 and Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb) was down 0.62% or 2.1 points to 347.1.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 89 to 37 and 17 ended unchanged.
Shares in FLSmidth & Co. (CSE:FLS) fell to 3-years lows; falling 10.01% or 26.0 to 233.7. Shares in Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CSE:CHRH) fell to 52-week lows; down 1.18% or 6.2 to 519.6.
Crude oil for November delivery was up 1.40% or 0.75 to $54.30 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 1.73% or 1.02 to hit $60.12 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.85% or 12.75 to trade at $1488.15 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was down 0.29% to 6.7661, while EUR/DKK rose 0.03% to 7.4691.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.41% at 98.002.