Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.87%

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Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.87%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Software , Consumer & Cyclical and Basic Resources sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX rose 0.87%, while the MDAX index gained 0.33%, and the TecDAX index gained 1.08%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ), which rose 4.79% or 0.580 points to trade at 12.695 at the close. Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) added 4.38% or 6.300 points to end at 150.050 and Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ) was up 2.69% or 6.75 points to 257.75 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE: BEIG ), which lost 1.18% or 1.200 points to trade at 100.100 in late trade. Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE: DTEGn ) declined 1.10% or 0.168 points to end at 15.118 and RWE AG ST O.N. (DE: RWEG ) shed 0.43% or 0.100 points to 23.240.

The top performers on the MDAX were Wacker Chemie O.N. (DE: WCHG ) which rose 2.81% to 72.52, Aareal Bank AG (DE: ARLG ) which was up 2.80% to settle at 29.340 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE: NEKG ) which gained 2.69% to close at 148.900.

The worst performers were Leoni AG (DE: LEOGn ) which was down 2.31% to 14.175 in late trade, MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (DE: MTXGn ) which lost 1.72% to settle at 200.00 and Gerresheimer AG (DE: GXIG ) which was down 1.31% to 67.850 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) which rose 4.38% to 150.050, Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE: NEKG ) which was up 2.69% to settle at 148.900 and Nordex SE O.N. (DE: NDXG ) which gained 2.65% to close at 13.570.

The worst performers were Isra Vision O.N. (DE: ISRG ) which was down 1.33% to 31.08 in late trade, Freenet AG NA (DE: FNTGn ) which lost 1.24% to settle at 18.370 and Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE: DTEGn ) which was down 1.10% to 15.118 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 438 to 260 and 77 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 8.23% to 16.29.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.36% or 4.65 to $1272.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.19% or 0.12 to hit $63.09 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 0.06% or 0.04 to trade at $71.93 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.08% to 1.1161, while EUR/GBP fell 0.09% to 0.8766.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 97.877.

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