Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.05%

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.05%
imageStock Markets7 minutes ago (Jul 19, 2019 02:15PM ET)

(C) Reuters. Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.05% – Netherlands stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare, Financials and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX rose 0.05%.

The best performers of the session on the AEX were Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG), which rose 5.65% or 8.700 points to trade at 162.700 at the close. Meanwhile, IMCD NV (AS:IMCD) added 2.92% or 2.20 points to end at 77.60 and Randstad NV (AS:RAND) was up 1.76% or 0.80 points to 46.16 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were ING Groep NV (AS:INGA), which fell 1.52% or 0.156 points to trade at 10.082 at the close. ASR Nederland NV (AS:ASRNL) declined 0.94% or 0.34 points to end at 35.80 and Takeaway Com Holding BV (AS:TKWY) was down 0.93% or 0.7500 points to 80.0000.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 72 to 47 and 20 ended unchanged.

Shares in Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG) rose to all time highs; rising 5.65% or 8.700 to 162.700.

The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was down 0.16% to 12.06.

Crude oil for August delivery was up 1.07% or 0.59 to $55.89 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 1.36% or 0.84 to hit $62.77 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 6.05 to trade at $1422.05 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.62% to 1.1205, while EUR/GBP fell 0.04% to 0.8978.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.53% at 96.963.

Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.05%

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