Denmark stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 down 2.39%
Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Chemicals, Personal&Household Goods and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 declined 2.39%.The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Ambu A/S (CSE:AMBUb), which rose 0.26% or 0.3 points to trade at 115.8 at the close. Meanwhile, Lundbeck A/S (CSE:LUN) fell 0.76% or 2.1 points to end at 275.0 and William Demant Holding A/S (CSE:DEMANT) was down 1.03% or 2.3 points to 221.7 in late trade.The worst performers of the session were Pandora A/S (CSE:PNDORA), which fell 5.94% or 22.3 points to trade at 353.1 at the close. Carlsberg A/S B (CSE:CARLb) declined 4.55% or 47.3 points to end at 991.2 and AP Moeller - Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb) was down 3.85% or 332 points to 8290.Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 118 to 20 and 12 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 2.73% or 1.48 to $52.71 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 2.82% or 1.69 to hit $58.20 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.42% or 6.65 to trade at $1578.55 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was up 0.11% to 6.7847, while EUR/DKK rose 0.08% to 7.4728.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 97.787.