Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 2.04%

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Denmark shares higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 2.04%
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Investing.com – Denmark equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Industrials , Personal & Household Goods and Financials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 gained 2.04%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were GN Store Nord (CO: GN ), which rose 5.55% or 13.7 points to trade at 260.7 at the close. AP Moeller - Maersk A/S B (CO: MAERSKb ) added 5.35% or 436 points to end at 8590 and William Demant Holding AS (CO: WDH ) was up 4.92% or 8.8 points to 187.8 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tryg A/S (CO: TRYG ), which lost 0.18% or 0.3 points to trade at 164.5 in late trade. Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CO: VWS ) added 0.12% or 0.6 points to end at 495.3 and Oersted A/S (CO: ORSTED ) gained 0.53% or 2.30 points to 438.30.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 104 to 23 and 15 ended unchanged on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 1.74% or 0.82 to $47.91 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.84% or 1.03 to hit $56.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.61% or 7.90 to trade at $1286.90 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.06% to 6.5495, while EUR/DKK rose 0.03% to 7.4677.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 95.743.

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