Denmark stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 down 1.96%

06/12/2018 17:35:00 Stock Market

Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Chemicals, Industrials and Personal&Household Goods sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 lost 1.96%.

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Oersted A/S (CO:ORSTED), which fell 0.41% or 1.80 points to trade at 433.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Coloplast A/S (CO:COLOb) fell 0.51% or 3.2 points to end at 622.8 and GN Store Nord (CO:GN) was down 0.61% or 1.5 points to 243.8 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were FLSmidth&Co. (CO:FLS), which fell 5.09% or 16.8 points to trade at 313.0 at the close. AP Moeller - Maersk A/S B (CO:MAERSKb) declined 4.64% or 426 points to end at 8760 and ISS A/S (CO:ISS) was down 4.34% or 8.75 points to 192.75.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 92 to 27 and 19 ended unchanged.

Shares in FLSmidth&Co. (CO:FLS) fell to 52-week lows; losing 5.09% or 16.8 to 313.0. Shares in ISS A/S (CO:ISS) fell to 3-years lows; losing 4.34% or 8.75 to 192.75.

Crude oil for January delivery was down 3.33% or 1.76 to $51.13 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 3.44% or 2.12 to hit $59.44 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.28% or 3.45 to trade at $1246.05 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.37% to 6.5544, while EUR/DKK rose 0.01% to 7.4636.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 96.675.