Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.19%

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At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 gained 0.19%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb), which rose 2.08% or 365 points to trade at 17955 at the close. Meanwhile, AP Moeller – Maersk A/S A (CSE:MAERSKa) added 1.95% or 330 points to end at 17270 and Genmab (CSE:GMAB) was up 1.21% or 36.0 points to 2999.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ambu A/S (CSE:AMBUb), which fell 3.32% or 6.3 points to trade at 183.3 at the close. Orsted A/S (CSE:ORSTED) declined 2.14% or 22.00 points to end at 1006.00 and DSV Panalpina A/S (CSE:DSV) was down 1.17% or 18.5 points to 1566.5.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 77 to 72 and 21 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for October delivery was down 1.10% or 0.75 to $67.61 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 1.07% or 0.76 to hit $70.52 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 5.65 to trade at $1796.65 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 0.11% to 6.3236, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4363.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.17% at 92.987.