Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.58%

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Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.58%
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Investing.com – Germany equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Transportation & Logistics , Food & Beverages and Consumer & Cyclical sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Construction , Basic Resources and Industrials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX declined 0.58%, while the MDAX index declined 0.33%, and the TecDAX index gained 0.30%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE: LHAG ), which rose 1.35% or 0.330 points to trade at 24.770 at the close. Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ) added 0.90% or 1.75 points to end at 195.60 and Covestro AG (DE: 1COV ) was up 0.79% or 0.620 points to 79.200 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE: CBKG ), which lost 2.32% or 0.222 points to trade at 9.341 in late trade. Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE: VOWG_p ) declined 1.75% or 2.98 points to end at 167.16 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) shed 1.52% or 0.350 points to 22.730.

The top performers on the MDAX were Krones AG O.N. (DE: KRNG ) which rose 1.21% to 108.900, Fuchs Petrolub AG VZO Pref (DE: FPEG_p ) which was up 0.95% to settle at 46.820 and Fraport AG (DE: FRAG ) which gained 0.91% to close at 82.020.

The worst performers were Rocket Internet (DE: RKET ) which was down 2.80% to 22.90 in late trade, Metro AG (DE: MEOG ) which lost 2.42% to settle at 8.308 and Tag Immobilien AG (DE: TEGG ) which was down 1.54% to 17.890 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Evotec AG O.N. (DE: EVTG ) which rose 2.68% to 15.545, Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) which was up 2.63% to settle at 132.550 and S&T AG (F: SANT1 ) which gained 1.86% to close at 20.240.

The worst performers were CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. (DE: COPMa ) which was down 1.82% to 41.060 in late trade, Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which lost 1.60% to settle at 147.650 and RIB Software AG Na (DE: RIB ) which was down 1.25% to 20.520 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 387 to 326 and 74 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 8.48% to 17.97 a new 1-month high.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.48% or 6.20 to $1297.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 1.83% or 1.24 to hit $66.64 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 1.24% or 0.95 to trade at $75.52 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.17% to 1.1630, while EUR/GBP fell 0.24% to 0.8738.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 94.36.

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