Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.28%

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Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.28%
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Investing.com – Germany equities were mixed at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Software , Industrials and Chemicals sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Transportation & Logistics , Food & Beverages and Construction sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 0.28%, while the MDAX index added 0.39%, and the TecDAX index lost 0.32%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE: BEIG ), which rose 2.75% or 2.600 points to trade at 97.080 at the close. Fresenius SE & Co KGAA O.N. (DE: FREG ) added 1.79% or 1.180 points to end at 67.220 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) was up 0.67% or 0.150 points to 22.550 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Deutsche Post AG NA O.N. (DE: DPWGn ), which lost 6.49% or 2.410 points to trade at 34.740 in late trade. RWE AG ST O.N. (DE: RWEG ) declined 2.14% or 0.435 points to end at 19.855 and Linde AG 1 (DE: LIN1 ) shed 1.57% or 3.0000 points to 187.9500.

The top performers on the MDAX were Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (DE: SY1G ) which rose 4.39% to 70.860, Leoni AG (DE: LEOGn ) which was up 3.81% to settle at 53.900 and Zalando SE (DE: ZALG ) which gained 3.25% to close at 45.07.

The worst performers were Axel Springer SE (DE: SPRGn ) which was down 4.21% to 66.050 in late trade, LEG Immobilien AG (DE: LEGn ) which lost 2.58% to settle at 94.320 and Krones AG O.N. (DE: KRNG ) which was down 2.14% to 105.300 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were RIB Software AG Na (DE: RIB ) which rose 5.87% to 22.720, Aixtron SE (DE: AIXGn ) which was up 1.51% to settle at 13.420 and Software AG (DE: SOWG ) which gained 1.41% to close at 43.120.

The worst performers were S&T AG (F: SANT1 ) which was down 5.19% to 21.940 in late trade, Cancom SE O.N. (DE: COKG ) which lost 4.48% to settle at 100.100 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE: EVTG ) which was down 3.49% to 13.270 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 344 to 343 and 82 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 5.00% to 15.38.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.04% or 0.50 to $1314.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 2.36% or 1.67 to hit $69.06 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 1.89% or 1.44 to trade at $74.73 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.38% to 1.1878, while EUR/GBP fell 0.24% to 0.8774.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.27% at 92.86.

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