Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.43%

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Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.43%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology , Construction and Basic Resources sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX added 0.43%, while the MDAX index gained 0.49%, and the TecDAX index added 0.32%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE: CBKG ), which rose 2.46% or 0.200 points to trade at 8.322 at the close. Bayer AG NA (DE: BAYGN ) added 1.66% or 1.34 points to end at 82.12 and Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE: DBKGn ) was up 1.56% or 0.152 points to 9.919 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Linde AG 1 (DE: LIN1 ), which lost 0.64% or 1.2500 points to trade at 193.0500 in late trade. E.ON SE NA (DE: EONGn ) declined 0.50% or 0.048 points to end at 9.482 and Vonovia SE (DE: VNAn ) shed 0.32% or 0.14 points to 42.98.

The top performers on the MDAX were Schaeffler AG Pref (DE: SHA_p ) which rose 2.93% to 12.12, Leoni AG (DE: LEOGn ) which was up 2.91% to settle at 37.860 and Duerr AG (DE: DUEG ) which gained 2.12% to close at 41.350.

The worst performers were Stroeer SE (DE: SAXG ) which was down 1.67% to 49.560 in late trade, Rheinmetall AG (DE: RHMG ) which lost 1.10% to settle at 95.380 and Hugo Boss AG NA O.N. (DE: BOSSn ) which was down 1.10% to 70.100 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Medigene NA O.N. (DE: MDG1k ) which rose 10.47% to 14.880, Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which was up 3.73% to settle at 18.060 and Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which gained 2.54% to close at 123.200.

The worst performers were Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) which was down 2.06% to 180.800 in late trade, SLM Solutions Group AG (DE: AM3D ) which lost 1.68% to settle at 23.45 and Isra Vision O.N. (DE: ISRG ) which was down 0.91% to 54.50 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 420 to 272 and 87 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 4.06% to 15.44.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.10% or 1.20 to $1195.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.10% or 0.72 to hit $66.14 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 0.71% or 0.51 to trade at $72.72 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.40% to 1.1528, while EUR/GBP fell 0.03% to 0.8969.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.24% at 95.45.

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