Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.52%

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Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.52%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Food & Beverages , Industrials and Software sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX rose 0.52%, while the MDAX index added 1.42%, and the TecDAX index climbed 0.29%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Bayer AG NA (DE: BAYGN ), which rose 2.58% or 1.65 points to trade at 65.52 at the close. Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ) added 2.42% or 4.60 points to end at 194.30 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) was up 1.83% or 0.285 points to 15.840 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Fresenius SE & Co KGAA O.N. (DE: FREG ), which lost 2.44% or 1.070 points to trade at 42.860 in late trade. Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE: DTEGn ) declined 1.33% or 0.200 points to end at 14.865 and Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE: FMEG ) shed 1.22% or 0.720 points to 58.080.

The top performers on the MDAX were Hugo Boss AG NA O.N. (DE: BOSSn ) which rose 5.49% to 58.040, MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (DE: MTXGn ) which was up 4.57% to settle at 167.20 and Gerresheimer AG (DE: GXIG ) which gained 4.53% to close at 58.800.

The worst performers were Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which was down 3.52% to 76.160 in late trade, Siemens Healthineers AG (DE: SHLG ) which lost 2.98% to settle at 35.15 and Kion Group AG (DE: KGX ) which was down 1.72% to 45.68 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Patrizia Immobilien AG (DE: PATGn ) which rose 5.83% to 17.800, Bilfinger SE O.N. (DE: GBFG ) which was up 4.57% to settle at 27.4400 and Leoni AG (DE: LEOGn ) which gained 4.55% to close at 32.370.

The worst performers were Grenke N AG (DE: GLJn ) which was down 6.17% to 70.00 in late trade, Rhoen Klinikum AG (DE: RHKG ) which lost 4.32% to settle at 22.140 and Tele Columbus AG (DE: TC1n ) which was down 2.91% to 3.00 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 493 to 215 and 70 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 3.19% to 20.61.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.34% or 4.40 to $1285.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.47% or 1.20 to hit $49.72 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.27% or 1.30 to trade at $58.63 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.27% to 1.1443, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.9000.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 95.493.

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