Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 1.42%

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Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 1.42%
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Investing.com – Denmark equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Chemicals , Financials and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 gained 1.42%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Danske Bank A/S (CO: DANSKE ), which rose 4.21% or 5.8 points to trade at 142.2 at the close. William Demant Holding AS (CO: WDH ) added 3.62% or 7.1 points to end at 203.2 and ISS A/S (CO: ISS ) was up 2.18% or 4.20 points to 196.95 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Genmab (CO: GEN ), which lost 0.77% or 7.7 points to trade at 997.8 in late trade. Ambu A/S (CO: AMBUb ) unchanged 0.00% or 0.0 points to end at 134.3 and Tryg A/S (CO: TRYG ) gained 0.25% or 0.4 points to 161.9.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 82 to 30 and 26 ended unchanged on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was up 4.23% or 2.18 to $53.67 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 4.61% or 2.77 to hit $62.83 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.60% or 7.50 to trade at $1251.10 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.09% to 6.5561, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4648.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 96.735.

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