Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.02%

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Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.02%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Food & Beverages , Telecoms and Transportation & Logistics sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX gained 0.02%, while the MDAX index added 0.05%, and the TecDAX index climbed 0.54%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE: DTEGn ), which rose 3.12% or 0.470 points to trade at 15.555 at the close. Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE: LHAG ) added 2.01% or 0.450 points to end at 22.850 and Prosiebensat 1 Media AG (DE: PSMGn ) was up 1.77% or 0.495 points to 28.435 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ), which lost 1.62% or 0.415 points to trade at 25.245 in late trade. Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE: CBKG ) declined 1.03% or 0.110 points to end at 10.580 and Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ) shed 0.99% or 1.95 points to 194.95.

The top performers on the MDAX were Suedzucker AG (DE: SZUG ) which rose 2.86% to 19.045, Covestro AG (DE: 1COV ) which was up 2.76% to settle at 71.820 and Rheinmetall AG (DE: RHMG ) which gained 1.66% to close at 93.090.

The worst performers were Hugo Boss AG NA O.N. (DE: BOSSn ) which was down 3.64% to 71.440 in late trade, Jungheinrich AG O.N.VZO (DE: JUNG_p ) which lost 1.09% to settle at 38.425 and Stroeer SE (DE: SAXG ) which was down 0.92% to 55.000 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Jenoptik AG (DE: JENG ) which rose 3.28% to 26.600, Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which was up 2.02% to settle at 95.460 and Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) which gained 1.52% to close at 74.350.

The worst performers were Medigene NA O.N. (DE: MDG1k ) which was down 0.96% to 12.850 in late trade, United Internet AG NA (DE: UTDI ) which lost 0.54% to settle at 51.980 and S&T AG (F: SANT1 ) which was down 0.48% to 18.781 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 394 to 363 and 29 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 1.84% to 11.75 a new 6-month low.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.16% or 2.04 to $1312.84 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.54% or 0.27 to hit $50.08 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.72% or 0.40 to trade at $55.08 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.23% to 1.1982, while EUR/GBP rose 0.08% to 0.8864.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 91.65.

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