Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.37%

© Reuters.  Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.37% – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Software & Computer ServicesTechnology and Financials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.37%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were DSV (CO:DSV), which rose 1.72% or 8.4 points to trade at 496.9 at the close. Meanwhile, Coloplast A/S (CO:COLOb) added 1.38% or 7.2 points to end at 528.2 and Novozymes A/S B (CO:NZYMb) was up 1.10% or 3.4 points to 312.2 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Genmab (CO:GEN), which fell 1.07% or 13.5 points to trade at 1253.5 at the close. Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CO:CHRH) declined 0.71% or 4.0 points to end at 562.2 and AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CO:MAERSKb) was down 0.59% or 56 points to 9488.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 68 to 55 and 13 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for June delivery was down 0.19% or 0.13 to $68.27 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.34% or 0.25 to hit $74.31 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.98% or 13.10 to trade at $1325.20 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was up 0.60% to 6.0976, while EUR/DKK rose 0.00% to 7.4478.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.62% at 90.64.