Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.26%

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Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.26%
Credit: © Reuters. – Denmark equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Chemicals , Real Estate and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 gained 0.26%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Coloplast A/S (CO: COLOb ), which rose 2.13% or 13.4 points to trade at 641.2 at the close. Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CO: CHRH ) added 2.13% or 13.8 points to end at 662.0 and Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CO: NOVOb ) was up 1.21% or 3.4 points to 279.7 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Ambu A/S (CO: AMBUb ), which lost 2.84% or 4.0 points to trade at 136.7 in late trade. Danske Bank A/S (CO: DANSKE ) declined 2.76% or 3.9 points to end at 137.6 and GN Store Nord (CO: GN ) shed 2.53% or 7.1 points to 273.7.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 71 to 57 and 8 ended unchanged on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was down 2.59% or 1.86 to $70.06 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 1.71% or 1.39 to hit $80.02 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.12% or 1.50 to trade at $1229.50 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 0.35% to 6.4686, while EUR/DKK fell 0.01% to 7.4605.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.33% at 95.09.

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