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Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.67%

Published 2019/04/16, 19:15
© Reuters.  Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.67%
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Investing.com – Germany equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Retail, Technology and Insurance sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX gained 0.67% to hit a new 6-month high, while the MDAX index added 0.75%, and the TecDAX index climbed 0.96%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Deutsche Boerse AG (DE:DB1Gn), which rose 4.07% or 4.600 points to trade at 117.500 at the close. Wirecard AG (DE:WDIG) added 3.56% or 4.050 points to end at 117.900 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:TKAG) was up 2.29% or 0.295 points to 13.175 in late trade.

Biggest losers included RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG), which lost 2.46% or 0.580 points to trade at 23.010 in late trade. E.ON SE NA (DE:EONGn) declined 1.45% or 0.143 points to end at 9.730 and Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE:BEIG) shed 1.22% or 1.140 points to 92.080.

The top performers on the MDAX were Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) which rose 10.59% to 41.56, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:AFXG) which was up 3.60% to settle at 80.550 and Software AG (DE:SOWGn) which gained 3.25% to close at 33.000.

The worst performers were Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was down 2.56% to 23.180 in late trade, Rocket Internet (DE:RKET) which lost 2.52% to settle at 22.44 and GEA Group AG (DE:G1AG) which was down 1.87% to 25.250 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:S92G) which rose 3.69% to 20.500, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:AFXG) which was up 3.60% to settle at 80.550 and Wirecard AG (DE:WDIG) which gained 3.56% to close at 117.900.

The worst performers were Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was down 2.56% to 23.180 in late trade, Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:MORG) which lost 1.06% to settle at 88.450 and Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:SATG_p) which was down 0.69% to 159.300 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 497 to 207 and 76 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 0.32% to 12.44 a new 52-week low.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 1.10% or 14.25 to $1277.05 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.47% or 0.30 to hit $63.70 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.28% or 0.20 to trade at $71.38 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.18% to 1.1286, while EUR/GBP rose 0.18% to 0.8646.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 96.680.

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