© Reuters. Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.13%
Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Retail, Utilities and Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare sectors led shares higher while losses in the Insurance, Software and Media sectors led shares lower.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Delivery Hero AG (DE:DHER), which rose 6.73% or 8.55 points to trade at 135.55 at the close. Meanwhile, RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) added 3.70% or 1.280 points to end at 35.845 and Covestro AG (DE:1COV) was up 2.73% or 1.380 points to 51.860 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Continental AG O.N. (DE:CONG), which fell 5.12% or 6.34 points to trade at 117.38 at the close. Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE:VOWG_p) declined 2.81% or 4.28 points to end at 147.93 and Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE:DAIGn) was down 2.58% or 1.505 points to 56.720.
The top performers on the MDAX were K&S AG N (DE:SDFGn) which rose 8.50% to 8.450, United Internet AG NA (DE:UTDI) which was up 4.62% to settle at 36.020 and Metro Wholesale & Food Specialist AG (DE:B4B) which gained 3.85% to close at 9.5500.
The worst performers were Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) which was down 6.18% to 10.120 in late trade, Fraport AG (DE:) which lost 5.70% to settle at 46.150 and Stroeer SE (DE:SAXG) which was down 3.83% to 77.900 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were United Internet AG NA (DE:UTDI) which rose 4.62% to 36.020, Draegerwerk VZO O.N. (DE:DRWG_p) which was up 3.82% to settle at 65.200 and Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:O2Dn) which gained 3.59% to close at 2.336.
The worst performers were S&T AG (DE:SANT1) which was down 2.44% to 18.83 in late trade, SAP SE (DE:SAPG) which lost 2.07% to settle at 105.270 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) which was down 2.15% to 59.100 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 402 to 291 and 26 ended unchanged.
Shares in Delivery Hero AG (DE:DHER) rose to all time highs; gaining 6.73% or 8.55 to 135.55. Shares in RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 3.70% or 1.280 to 35.845. Shares in Covestro AG (DE:1COV) rose to 52-week highs; rising 2.73% or 1.380 to 51.860.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 9.67% to 27.10.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 2.54% or 48.15 to $1943.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 2.23% or 1.08 to hit $47.44 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 1.70% or 0.88 to trade at $50.92 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 1.13% to 1.2274, while EUR/GBP rose 0.94% to 0.9035.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 89.727.Leave a comment