Germany shares lower at close of trade; DAX down 1.10%

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Germany shares lower at close of trade; DAX down 1.10%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Consumer & Cyclical , Technology and Telecoms sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 1.10%, while the MDAX index declined 1.00%, and the TecDAX index lost 1.26%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE: CBKG ), which rose 1.63% or 0.132 points to trade at 8.228 at the close. Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE: DBKGn ) added 0.64% or 0.063 points to end at 9.839 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) was up 0.58% or 0.115 points to 19.870 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ), which lost 2.41% or 5.20 points to trade at 210.80 in late trade. Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (DE: HNKG_p ) declined 2.30% or 2.55 points to end at 108.40 and Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE: IFXGn ) shed 2.05% or 0.450 points to 21.460.

The top performers on the MDAX were Metro AG (DE: MEOG ) which rose 0.97% to 6.460, Fraport AG (DE: FRAG ) which was up 0.63% to settle at 76.900 and Innogy SE (DE: IGY ) which gained 0.62% to close at 37.620.

The worst performers were Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (DE: HLE ) which was down 2.81% to 49.42 in late trade, RTL Group SA (DE: RRTL ) which lost 2.69% to settle at 63.400 and K+S AG NA O.N. (DE: SDFGn ) which was down 2.57% to 18.985 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were RIB Software AG Na (DE: RIB ) which rose 2.84% to 20.260, Nordex SE O.N. (DE: NDXG ) which was up 1.41% to settle at 9.182 and Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which gained 0.84% to close at 20.380.

The worst performers were Cancom SE O.N. (DE: COKG ) which was down 3.35% to 36.920 in late trade, Jenoptik AG (DE: JENGn ) which lost 3.34% to settle at 32.380 and SLM Solutions Group AG (DE: AM3D ) which was down 3.21% to 22.65 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 507 to 200 and 77 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 3.91% to 17.44.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.79% or 9.50 to $1197.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.37% or 0.26 to hit $70.06 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.26% or 0.20 to trade at $78.35 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.46% to 1.1567, while EUR/GBP fell 0.09% to 0.9017.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.43% at 95.48.

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