Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.64%

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(C) Reuters. Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.64% – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Technology, Software & Computer Services and Personal & Household Goods 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 Pandora A/S (CSE:PNDORA), which rose 2.93% or 11.4 points to trade at 400.4 at the close. Meanwhile, Genmab (CSE:GMAB) added 2.26% or 53.0 points to end at 2400.0 and Coloplast A/S (CSE:COLOb) was up 1.96% or 20.0 points to 1040.5 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb), which fell 4.13% or 406 points to trade at 9432 at the close. ISS A/S (CSE:ISS) declined 1.81% or 1.76 points to end at 95.68 and Royal Unibrew A/S (CSE:RBREW) was down 0.87% or 6 points to 664.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 75 to 60 and 16 ended unchanged.

Shares in Genmab (CSE:GMAB) rose to all time highs; rising 2.26% or 53.0 to 2400.0.

Crude oil for October delivery was down 2.90% or 1.24 to $41.58 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 2.63% or 1.18 to hit $43.72 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.34% or 6.55 to trade at $1939.95 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 0.80% to 6.3269, while EUR/DKK rose 0.03% to 7.4455.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.64% at 93.368.

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.64%

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