At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 declined 0.86%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Tryg A/S (CSE:TRYG), which rose 2.87% or 4.8 points to trade at 171.9 at the close. Meanwhile, Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CSE:VWS) added 2.43% or 13.2 points to end at 556.6 and Pandora A/S (CSE:PNDORA) was up 2.20% or 4.6 points to 214.1 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb), which fell 3.36% or 202 points to trade at 5806 at the close. Carlsberg A/S B (CSE:CARLb) declined 1.93% or 14.8 points to end at 751.0 and Coloplast A/S (CSE:COLOb) was down 1.83% or 18.5 points to 995.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 74 to 60 and 14 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for May delivery was up 23.88% or 4.85 to $25.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 22.43% or 5.55 to hit $30.29 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 2.71% or 43.20 to trade at $1634.60 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was up 1.13% to 6.8837, while EUR/DKK rose 0.07% to 7.4675.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.56% at 100.310.