Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 1.26%

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Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 1.26%
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Investing.com – Denmark equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Technology , Software & Computer Services and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 1.26%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were GN Store Nord (CO: GN ), which rose 5.06% or 12.3 points to trade at 255.6 at the close. Ambu A/S (CO: AMBUb ) added 3.83% or 6.0 points to end at 162.6 and DSV (CO: DSV ) was up 2.87% or 12.3 points to 441.5 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Genmab (CO: GEN ), which lost 4.03% or 43.0 points to trade at 1024.5 in late trade. Oersted A/S (CO: ORSTED ) declined 1.74% or 7.60 points to end at 428.10 and Novozymes A/S B (CO: NZYMb ) shed 0.96% or 2.8 points to 288.1.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 92 to 37 and 15 ended unchanged on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 4.05% or 1.84 to $47.25 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 3.53% or 1.90 to hit $55.70 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.49% or 6.25 to trade at $1287.55 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 1.03% to 6.5792, while EUR/DKK rose 0.04% to 7.4671.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.67% at 96.377.

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