Germany shares lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.60%

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Germany shares lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.60% – Germany equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Consumer & Cyclical , Telecoms and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 0.60%, while the MDAX index declined 0.48%, and the TecDAX index fell 0.58%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ), which rose 2.05% or 0.435 points to trade at 21.685 at the close. Deutsche Boerse NA O.N. (DE: DB1Gn ) added 0.90% or 0.670 points to end at 75.050 and RWE AG ST O.N. (DE: RWEG ) was up 0.79% or 0.100 points to 12.780 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE: DAIGn ), which lost 5.12% or 3.410 points to trade at 63.250 in late trade. Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE: BEIG ) declined 1.76% or 1.420 points to end at 79.330 and Bay.Motoren Werke AG ST (DE: BMWG ) shed 1.63% or 1.370 points to 82.780.

The top performers on the MDAX were Bilfinger SE O.N. (DE: GBFG ) which rose 3.49% to 40.055, Osram Licht AG (F: OSRn ) which was up 1.97% to settle at 45.695 and DMG Mori Seiki AG (DE: GILG ) which gained 1.77% to close at 42.480.

The worst performers were Steinhoff International Holdings NV (DE: SNHG ) which was down 3.72% to 5.23 in late trade, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (DE: HLE ) which lost 2.55% to settle at 34.01 and Hugo Boss AG NA O.N. (DE: BOSSn ) which was down 2.54% to 56.680 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology O.N. (DE: PV ) which rose 2.06% to 96.000, Dialog Semiconductor (DE: DLGS ) which was up 1.36% to settle at 32.080 and Bechtle AG O.N. (DE: BC8G ) which gained 1.30% to close at 91.490.

The worst performers were Freenet AG NA (DE: FNTGn ) which was down 3.30% to 26.690 in late trade, Xing AG (DE: OBCGn ) which lost 2.80% to settle at 161.400 and Drillisch AG O.N. (DE: DRIG ) which was down 2.76% to 35.980 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 484 to 388 and 37 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 2.19% to 19.15.

In commodities trading, Gold for June delivery was down 1.10% or 13.70 to $1236.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 1.71% or 0.74 to hit $43.92 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 1.75% or 0.78 to trade at $45.31 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.54% to 1.1227, while EUR/GBP fell 0.96% to 0.7805.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.52% at 95.11.

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