(C) Reuters. Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 0.05%
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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