Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.09%
Investing.com – Germany equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Food & Beverages , Basic Resources and Software sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Transportation & Logistics , Telecoms and Utilities sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 0.09%, while the MDAX index gained 0.19%, and the TecDAX index gained 0.02%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE: DBKGn ), which rose 1.36% or 0.082 points to trade at 6.109 at the close. Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) added 1.24% or 1.850 points to end at 151.300 and Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE: FMEG ) was up 1.08% or 0.720 points to 67.420 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE: LHAG ), which lost 11.56% or 2.045 points to trade at 15.645 in late trade. Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (DE: HNKG_p ) declined 1.92% or 1.70 points to end at 86.78 and Continental AG O.N. (DE: CONG ) shed 1.85% or 2.30 points to 122.10.
The top performers on the MDAX were Bechtle AG (DE: BC8G ) which rose 3.12% to 95.850, Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which was up 3.12% to settle at 31.740 and Grand City Properties SA (DE: GYC ) which gained 2.44% to close at 22.68.
The worst performers were Drillisch AG (DE: DRIG ) which was down 9.14% to 24.860 in late trade, United Internet AG NA (DE: UTDI ) which lost 7.61% to settle at 29.240 and Wacker Chemie O.N. (DE: WCHG ) which was down 4.87% to 67.22 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which rose 3.12% to 31.7400, Bechtle AG (DE: BC8G ) which was up 3.12% to settle at 95.850 and SLM Solutions Group AG (DE: AM3D ) which gained 2.74% to close at 10.50.
The worst performers were Drillisch AG (DE: DRIG ) which was down 9.14% to 24.860 in late trade, United Internet AG NA (DE: UTDI ) which lost 7.61% to settle at 29.240 and S&T AG (DE: SANT1 ) which was down 6.87% to 19.39 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 379 to 326 and 70 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 0.13% to 14.94.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.03% or 0.45 to $1344.05 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.40% or 0.21 to hit $52.30 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.74% or 0.46 to trade at $61.55 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.15% to 1.1224, while EUR/GBP rose 0.47% to 0.8940.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 96.993.
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