Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 1.03%

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Germany shares higher at close of trade; DAX up 1.03%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer & Cyclical , Chemicals and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX gained 1.03%, while the MDAX index added 0.54%, and the TecDAX index added 0.94%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Bay.Motoren Werke AG ST (DE: BMWG ), which rose 3.32% or 2.480 points to trade at 77.290 at the close. Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE: DAIGn ) added 2.65% or 1.660 points to end at 64.370 and BASF SE NA O.N. (DE: BASFN ) was up 1.93% or 1.470 points to 77.580 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Lufthansa AG VNA O.N. (DE: LHAG ), which lost 2.07% or 0.205 points to trade at 9.700 in late trade. Vonovia SE (DE: VNAn ) declined 1.19% or 0.40 points to end at 33.30 and E.ON SE NA (DE: EONGn ) shed 0.81% or 0.051 points to 6.263.

The top performers on the MDAX were DMG Mori AG (DE: GILG ) which rose 3.28% to 44.760, Osram Licht AG (F: OSRn ) which was up 2.85% to settle at 54.033 and Brenntag AG (DE: BNRGn ) which gained 2.73% to close at 49.930.

The worst performers were Tag Immobilien AG (DE: TEGG ) which was down 3.36% to 12.510 in late trade, Alstria Office Reit-Ag (DE: AOXG ) which lost 2.91% to settle at 11.865 and Deutsche Wohnen AG Inh (DE: DWNG ) which was down 2.33% to 31.600 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Morphosys AG O.N. (DE: MORG ) which rose 18.44% to 44.090, Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which was up 4.23% to settle at 24.510 and STRATEC Biomedical AG (DE: SBSG ) which gained 4.19% to close at 53.450.

The worst performers were Drillisch AG (DE: DRIG ) which was down 1.89% to 42.400 in late trade, Slm Solution G (DE: AM3D ) which lost 1.75% to settle at 41.38 and United Internet AG NA (DE: UTDI ) which was down 0.88% to 39.040 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 617 to 292 and 22 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 2.16% to 18.44.

In commodities trading, Gold for December delivery was down 2.67% or 35.05 to $1277.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.20% or 0.10 to hit $48.91 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.47% or 0.24 to trade at $51.13 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.23% to 1.1185, while EUR/GBP rose 0.52% to 0.8779.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.53% at 96.16.

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