At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 3.57%.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Copenhagen 20 were Royal Unibrew A/S (CSE:RBREW), which rose 7.04% or 30 points to trade at 464 at the close. Meanwhile, Novo Nordisk A/S Class B (CSE:NOVOb) added 5.77% or 22.1 points to end at 404.9 and Carlsberg A/S B (CSE:CARLb) was up 4.76% or 34.2 points to 753.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Pandora A/S (CSE:PNDORA), which fell 1.56% or 3.4 points to trade at 214.6 at the close. Lundbeck A/S (CSE:LUN) declined 1.08% or 2.1 points to end at 192.9 and Danske Bank A/S (CSE:DANSKE) was down 0.86% or 0.6 points to 73.4.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange by 83 to 50 and 16 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for May delivery was down 5.86% or 1.26 to $20.25 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell 6.37% or 1.78 to hit $26.17 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.56% or 9.25 to trade at $1644.85 a troy ounce.
USD/DKK was up 1.12% to 6.7767, while EUR/DKK rose 0.06% to 7.4681.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.76% at 99.290.