Germany shares lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.85%

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Germany shares lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.85%
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Investing.com – Germany equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Basic Resources , Technology and Construction sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 0.85%, while the MDAX index declined 0.25%, and the TecDAX index declined 0.69%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Vonovia SE (DE: VNAn ), which rose 0.99% or 0.44 points to trade at 44.89 at the close. Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ) added 0.61% or 1.70 points to end at 281.70 and E.ON SE NA (DE: EONGn ) was up 0.38% or 0.037 points to 9.670 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE: FMEG ), which lost 5.39% or 3.800 points to trade at 66.680 in late trade. Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE: DBKGn ) declined 4.17% or 0.283 points to end at 6.505 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) shed 4.06% or 0.495 points to 11.700.

The top performers on the MDAX were Drillisch AG (DE: DRIG ) which rose 2.36% to 31.220, Tag Immobilien AG (DE: TEGG ) which was up 2.31% to settle at 21.240 and LEG Immobilien AG (DE: LEGn ) which gained 1.90% to close at 107.300.

The worst performers were Aurubis AG (DE: NAFG ) which was down 4.68% to 41.300 in late trade, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (DE: HLE ) which lost 3.74% to settle at 40.62 and Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which was down 3.48% to 35.480 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Drillisch AG (DE: DRIG ) which rose 2.36% to 31.220, Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE: O2Dn ) which was up 0.53% to settle at 2.449 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE: NEKG ) which gained 0.36% to close at 56.050.

The worst performers were Aixtron SE NA O.N. (DE: AIXGn ) which was down 3.81% to 8.0200 in late trade, SMA Solar Technology AG (DE: S92G ) which lost 3.70% to settle at 24.440 and Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which was down 3.48% to 35.4800 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 451 to 223 and 87 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 1.34% to 13.60.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.05% or 0.75 to $1400.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.19% or 0.11 to hit $57.77 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $64.14 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.00% to 1.1214, while EUR/GBP rose 0.36% to 0.8991.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 97.060.

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