Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.62%

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Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.62%
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Investing.com – Germany equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Media , Financial Services and Food & Beverages sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Consumer & Cyclical , Telecoms and Utilities sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX declined 0.62%, while the MDAX index added 0.76%, and the TecDAX index added 0.41%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ), which rose 2.77% or 4.150 points to trade at 154.000 at the close. Vonovia SE (DE: VNAn ) added 1.50% or 0.63 points to end at 42.64 and Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ) was up 0.98% or 2.00 points to 206.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (DE: HNKG_p ), which lost 9.99% or 9.69 points to trade at 87.33 in late trade. RWE AG ST O.N. (DE: RWEG ) declined 3.11% or 0.630 points to end at 19.620 and Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE: DTEGn ) shed 2.42% or 0.360 points to 14.530.

The top performers on the MDAX were Evotec AG O.N. (DE: EVTG ) which rose 3.46% to 20.330, Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which was up 3.24% to settle at 82.740 and Fraport AG (DE: FRAG ) which gained 2.98% to close at 66.280.

The worst performers were Norma Group AG NA O.N. (DE: NOEJ ) which was down 1.74% to 47.440 in late trade, K+S AG NA O.N. (DE: SDFGn ) which lost 1.64% to settle at 16.815 and Rocket Internet (DE: RKET ) which was down 1.37% to 21.60 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Aumann AG (DE: AAGG ) which rose 5.18% to 35.5500, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE: AFXG ) which was up 3.66% to settle at 77.900 and Baywa AG Vink. NA O.N. (DE: BYWGnx ) which gained 3.12% to close at 24.800.

The worst performers were Tele Columbus AG (DE: TC1n ) which was down 4.40% to 2.71 in late trade, SLM Solutions Group AG (DE: AM3D ) which lost 3.77% to settle at 9.70 and HelloFresh SE (DE: HFGG ) which was down 3.76% to 8.45 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 366 to 340 and 73 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 6.11% to 17.19.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.22% or 2.85 to $1279.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.11% or 0.06 to hit $54.13 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $62.73 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.09% to 1.1372, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8817.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 95.975.

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