At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 gained 0.35%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were AP Moeller – Maersk A/S B (CSE:MAERSKb), which rose 4.45% or 280 points to trade at 6574 at the close. Meanwhile, Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE) added 2.44% or 1.7 points to end at 72.1 and Oersted A/S (CSE:ORSTED) was up 1.39% or 9.60 points to 700.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were William Demant Holding A/S (CSE:DEMANT), which fell 3.93% or 6.7 points to trade at 162.3 at the close. Ambu A/S (CSE:AMBUb) declined 3.27% or 7.8 points to end at 230.7 and Pandora A/S (CSE:PNDORA) was down 2.45% or 5.6 points to 223.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 69 to 66 and 10 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for June delivery was up 19.01% or 2.20 to $13.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 5.28% or 1.02 to hit $20.35 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 2.71% or 45.80 to trade at $1733.60 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was up 0.39% to 6.8942, while EUR/DKK rose 0.03% to 7.4574.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 100.535.