Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.23%

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Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.23%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Media , Basic Resources and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX rose 0.23%, while the MDAX index gained 0.20%, and the TecDAX index gained 0.68%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Covestro AG (DE: 1COV ), which rose 1.16% or 0.900 points to trade at 78.620 at the close. Continental AG O.N. (DE: CONG ) added 0.97% or 1.50 points to end at 155.45 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) was up 0.94% or 0.185 points to 19.850 in late trade.

Biggest losers included RWE AG ST O.N. (DE: RWEG ), which lost 0.46% or 0.100 points to trade at 21.630 in late trade. Vonovia SE (DE: VNAn ) declined 0.41% or 0.18 points to end at 43.79 and Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE: BEIG ) shed 0.40% or 0.400 points to 100.300.

The top performers on the MDAX were CTS Eventim AG (DE: EVDG ) which rose 7.38% to 39.000, Delivery Hero AG (DE: DHER ) which was up 3.44% to settle at 48.78 and Wacker Chemie O.N. (DE: WCHG ) which gained 3.41% to close at 125.80.

The worst performers were Jungheinrich AG O.N.VZO (DE: JUNG_p ) which was down 1.29% to 30.580 in late trade, Metro AG (DE: MEOG ) which lost 0.65% to settle at 6.436 and Uniper SE (DE: UN01 ) which was down 0.62% to 25.790 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Nordex SE O.N. (DE: NDXG ) which rose 4.80% to 9.216, Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which was up 3.50% to settle at 130.100 and Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which gained 3.35% to close at 18.690.

The worst performers were Medigene NA O.N. (DE: MDG1k ) which was down 2.68% to 14.900 in late trade, Cancom SE O.N. (DE: COKG ) which lost 2.47% to settle at 39.540 and SLM Solutions Group AG (DE: AM3D ) which was down 1.56% to 22.15 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 401 to 281 and 95 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 3.15% to 14.54.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.68% or 20.00 to $1214.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.81% or 1.23 to hit $69.06 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 1.86% or 1.39 to trade at $76.12 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.79% to 1.1631, while EUR/GBP rose 0.39% to 0.9041.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.58% at 95.00.

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