© Reuters. Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.55%
Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the rose 0.55%, while the index climbed 0.34%, and the index declined 0.11%.
The best performers of the session on the were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:), which rose 4.12% or 1.330 points to trade at 33.635 at the close. Meanwhile, Heidelbergcement AG O.N. (DE:) added 2.05% or 1.250 points to end at 62.090 and Bayer AG NA (DE:) was up 2.06% or 1.03 points to 51.15 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were SAP SE (DE:), which fell 1.61% or 1.770 points to trade at 108.260 at the close. Delivery Hero AG (DE:) declined 1.57% or 2.00 points to end at 125.15 and Adidas AG (DE:) was down 1.28% or 3.49 points to 268.11.
The top performers on the MDAX were Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE:) which rose 6.59% to 5.773, Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:) which was up 6.62% to settle at 10.945 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:) which gained 5.19% to close at 9.640.
The worst performers were Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:) which was down 6.10% to 56.950 in late trade, Software AG (DE:) which lost 4.84% to settle at 34.370 and HelloFresh SE (DE:) which was down 2.79% to 71.45 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) which rose 4.12% to 33.635, Varta AG (DE:) which was up 3.97% to settle at 165.100 and Eckert & Ziegler AG O.N. (DE:) which gained 2.45% to close at 54.400.
The worst performers were Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:) which was down 6.10% to 56.950 in late trade, Software AG (DE:) which lost 4.84% to settle at 34.370 and S&T AG (DE:) which was down 4.17% to 21.60 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 343 to 335 and 32 ended unchanged.
Shares in Varta AG (DE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 3.97% or 6.300 to 165.100.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 0.32% to 28.32 a new 1-month high.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.55% or 10.10 to $1859.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.45% or 0.24 to hit $52.61 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 0.31% or 0.17 to trade at $55.36 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.14% to 1.2125, while EUR/GBP fell 0.15% to 0.8833.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 90.490.
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