Denmark shares larger at shut of commerce; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.44% – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Industrials and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.44%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were FLSmidth & Co. (CO:FLS), which rose 3.59% or 10.8 points to trade at 311.8 at the close. Meanwhile, Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CO:VWS) added 2.70% or 14.4 points to end at 547.6 and Jyske Bank A/S (CO:JYSK) was up 2.58% or 6.4 points to 254.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Genmab (CO:GEN), which fell 0.53% or 6.0 points to trade at 1135.5 at the close. GN Store Nord (CO:GN) declined 0.48% or 1.5 points to end at 309.6 and Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CO:NOVOb) was down 0.46% or 1.5 points to 328.0.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 78 to 47 and 20 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for April delivery was up 0.23% or 0.13 to $56.92 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 0.17% or 0.11 to hit $66.69 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.72% or 9.25 to trade at $1300.35 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.48% to 6.6017, while EUR/DKK fell 0.02% to 7.4596.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.30% at 96.887.