– Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Financials and Personal & Household Goods sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 1.06% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were GN Store Nord (CO:GN), which rose 4.19% or 12.3 points to trade at 305.7 at the close. Meanwhile, Ambu A/S (CO:AMBUb) added 3.52% or 5.4 points to end at 159.0 and Jyske Bank A/S (CO:JYSK) was up 2.68% or 6.7 points to 256.8 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Lundbeck A/S (CO:LUN), which fell 0.69% or 2.0 points to trade at 287.7 at the close. Carlsberg A/S B (CO:CARLb) declined 0.08% or 0.6 points to end at 788.2 and Oersted A/S (CO:ORSTED) was up 0.10% or 0.50 points to 477.50.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 75 to 51 and 22 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 1.98% or 1.04 to $53.45 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 1.92% or 1.18 to hit $62.69 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.07% or 0.95 to trade at $1312.85 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was down 0.39% to 6.5918, while EUR/DKK rose 0.02% to 7.4628.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.29% at 96.578.