Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX up 1.51%
Investing.com – Germany equities were mixed at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Resources , Chemicals and Construction sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Food & Beverages , Retail and Consumer & Cyclical sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX rose 1.51%, while the MDAX index gained 0.60%, and the TecDAX index declined 0.08%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Covestro AG (DE: 1COV ), which rose 4.81% or 1.890 points to trade at 41.180 at the close. Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) added 4.52% or 0.525 points to end at 12.135 and Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE: DBKGn ) was up 4.45% or 0.266 points to 6.241 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE: BEIG ), which lost 0.96% or 1.000 points to trade at 103.400 in late trade. Adidas AG (DE: ADSGN ) declined 0.46% or 1.20 points to end at 258.00 and SAP SE (DE: SAPG ) shed 0.07% or 0.080 points to 111.140.
The top performers on the MDAX were Leoni AG (DE: LEOGn ) which rose 7.87% to 14.050, Lanxess AG (DE: LXSG ) which was up 5.58% to settle at 47.150 and Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (DE: HLE ) which gained 5.44% to close at 43.42.
The worst performers were Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE: SATG_p ) which was down 2.72% to 168.300 in late trade, Morphosys AG O.N. (DE: MORG ) which lost 2.47% to settle at 82.7500 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE: EVTG ) which was down 2.07% to 21.280 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Isra Vision O.N. (DE: ISRG ) which rose 5.25% to 34.48, Drillisch AG (DE: DRIG ) which was up 4.64% to settle at 27.540 and Siltronic AG (DE: WAFGn ) which gained 3.22% to close at 62.200.
The worst performers were Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE: SATG_p ) which was down 2.72% to 168.300 in late trade, Morphosys AG O.N. (DE: MORG ) which lost 2.47% to settle at 82.750 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE: EVTG ) which was down 2.07% to 21.280 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 457 to 217 and 93 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 5.24% to 16.82.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.03% or 0.45 to $1328.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.36% or 0.19 to hit $53.44 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.85% or 0.52 to trade at $61.80 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.08% to 1.1248, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8868.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 97.113.
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