(C) Reuters. Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 1.17%
At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX added 1.17%.
The best performers of the session on the AEX were Adyen NV (AS:ADYEN), which rose 4.16% or 26.60 points to trade at 665.40 at the close. Meanwhile, ASML Holding NV (AS:ASML) added 3.10% or 5.30 points to end at 176.30 and Heineken (AS:HEIN) was up 1.88% or 1.78 points to 96.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Koninklijke Vopak NV (AS:VOPA), which fell 0.29% or 0.11 points to trade at 37.41 at the close. Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV (AS:AD) declined 0.19% or 0.040 points to end at 20.515 and ArcelorMittal SA (AS:MT) was down 0.13% or 0.020 points to 15.380.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 100 to 32 and 10 ended unchanged.
The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was down 11.65% to 15.58.
Crude oil for June delivery was up 1.49% or 0.91 to $61.95 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 1.92% or 1.35 to hit $71.58 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 5.45 to trade at $1296.35 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.06% to 1.1217, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.8683.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 97.270.
Netherlands stocks higher at close of trade; AEX up 1.17%
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