© Reuters Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.13%
Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Software, Retail and Financial Services sectors led shares higher while losses in the Technology, Insurance and Chemicals sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.13%, while the MDAX index climbed 0.88%, and the TecDAX index climbed 0.27%.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (DE:MTXGn), which rose 2.01% or 4.30 points to trade at 218.40 at the close. Meanwhile, SAP SE (DE:SAPG) added 1.66% or 1.750 points to end at 107.010 and Deutsche Wohnen AG (DE:DWNG) was up 1.09% or 0.470 points to 43.720 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:DBKGn), which fell 2.53% or 0.233 points to trade at 8.985 at the close. Delivery Hero AG (DE:DHER) declined 2.51% or 3.25 points to end at 126.00 and Siemens AG Class N (DE:SIEGn) was down 1.59% or 1.90 points to 117.39.
The top performers on the MDAX were Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) which rose 6.95% to 11.123, HelloFresh SE (DE:HFGG) which was up 4.38% to settle at 61.95 and Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) which gained 3.51% to close at 91.50.
The worst performers were Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) which was down 12.17% to 42.345 in late trade, K+S AG NA O.N. (DE:SDFGn) which lost 2.96% to settle at 7.616 and Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which was down 2.63% to 14.143 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Jenoptik AG (DE:JENGn) which rose 2.70% to 25.120, Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:SATG_p) which was up 2.56% to settle at 345.000 and Bechtle AG (DE:BC8G) which gained 2.04% to close at 179.900.
The worst performers were Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) which was down 12.17% to 42.345 in late trade, LPKF Laser & Electronics (DE:LPKG) which lost 3.47% to settle at 29.200 and Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which was down 2.63% to 14.143 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 351 to 338 and 35 ended unchanged.
Shares in Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) rose to all time highs; gaining 3.51% or 3.10 to 91.50.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 3.64% to 24.80.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.26% or 4.85 to $1885.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.28% or 0.61 to hit $48.23 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 1.16% or 0.59 to trade at $51.49 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.32% to 1.2253, while EUR/GBP fell 0.10% to 0.9071.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.42% at 89.898.Leave a comment