Denmark shares lower at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 down 1.61%

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Denmark shares lower at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 down 1.61%
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Investing.com – Denmark equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Oil & Gas , Consumer Goods and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 lost 1.61% to hit a new 1-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CO: CHRH ), which fell 0.17% or 1.0 points to trade at 576.8 at the close. Jyske Bank A/S (CO: JYSK ) fell 0.22% or 0.5 points to end at 229.1 and Tryg A/S (CO: TRYG ) was down 0.31% or 0.5 points to 161.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included FLSmidth & Co. (CO: FLS ), which lost 4.88% or 14.5 points to trade at 282.8 in late trade. Oersted A/S (CO: ORSTED ) declined 4.11% or 18.50 points to end at 431.50 and Lundbeck A/S (CO: LUN ) shed 3.78% or 10.9 points to 277.8.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 99 to 43 and 10 ended unchanged on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was down 3.56% or 1.66 to $44.95 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 3.65% or 2.02 to hit $53.27 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.80% or 10.20 to trade at $1279.95 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.79% to 6.5254, while EUR/DKK rose 0.01% to 7.4676.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.55% at 96.045.

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