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Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.84%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Real Estate, Healthcare and Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 0.84% to hit a new all time high.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CSE:CHRH), which rose 3.81% or 20.0 points to trade at 545.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Oersted A/S (CSE:ORSTED) added 2.12% or 15.40 points to end at 743.00 and William Demant Holding A/S (CSE:DEMANT) was up 1.53% or 3.5 points to 232.2 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Lundbeck A/S (CSE:LUN), which fell 0.95% or 2.5 points to trade at 260.5 at the close. Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE) declined 0.61% or 0.8 points to end at 121.5 and ISS A/S (CSE:ISS) was down 0.24% or 0.40 points to 169.50.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 82 to 43 and 24 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.41% or 0.21 to $51.63 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.73% or 0.41 to hit $56.75 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.44% or 6.95 to trade at $1585.75 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 0.04% to 6.8938, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4709.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 99.015.

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