Denmark stocks lower at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 down 0.37%

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

The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Royal Unibrew A/S (CSE:RBREW), which rose 2.13% or 13 points to trade at 643 at the close. Meanwhile, Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CSE:VWS) added 1.86% or 15.8 points to end at 865.0 and Oersted A/S (CSE:ORSTED) was up 1.15% or 10.40 points to 915.40 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb), which fell 1.64% or 7.2 points to trade at 432.6 at the close. Novozymes A/S B (CSE:NZYMb) declined 1.48% or 5.8 points to end at 385.9 and Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE) was down 1.26% or 1.4 points to 105.5.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 67 to 57 and 24 ended unchanged.

Shares in Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CSE:VWS) rose to all time highs; rising 1.86% or 15.8 to 865.0. Shares in Oersted A/S (CSE:ORSTED) rose to all time highs; rising 1.15% or 10.40 to 915.40.

Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.29% or 0.12 to $42.02 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 0.14% or 0.06 to hit $44.23 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 1.44% or 26.90 to trade at $1892.00 a troy ounce.

USD/DKK was down 0.42% to 6.4048, while EUR/DKK rose 0.06% to 7.4443.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.38% at 94.567.