Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.07%

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Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.07%
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Investing.com – Germany equities were mixed at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Resources , Technology and Media sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Food & Beverages , Consumer & Cyclical and Software sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.07%, while the MDAX index declined 0.18%, and the TecDAX index added 0.02%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (DE: BMWG ), which rose 1.70% or 1.390 points to trade at 83.010 at the close. Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE: DAIGn ) added 1.25% or 0.790 points to end at 64.150 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE: TKAG ) was up 1.22% or 0.320 points to 26.470 in late trade.

Biggest losers included RWE AG ST O.N. (DE: RWEG ), which lost 1.24% or 0.220 points to trade at 17.550 in late trade. Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (DE: HNKG_p ) declined 1.17% or 1.40 points to end at 118.20 and SAP SE (DE: SAPG ) shed 1.07% or 0.980 points to 90.330.

The top performers on the MDAX were Rational AG (BS: RAAd ) which rose 3.86% to 487.30, K+S AG NA O.N. (DE: SDFGn ) which was up 2.54% to settle at 23.625 and Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (DE: HLE ) which gained 1.74% to close at 45.20.

The worst performers were Steinhoff International Holdings NV (DE: SNHG ) which was down 2.82% to 4.35 in late trade, Suedzucker AG (DE: SZUG ) which lost 1.95% to settle at 18.070 and Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (DE: SY1G ) which was down 1.82% to 59.830 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Aixtron SE (DE: AIXGn ) which rose 4.09% to 7.197, Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) which was up 2.87% to settle at 64.150 and Medigene NA O.N. (DE: MDG1k ) which gained 0.70% to close at 10.795.

The worst performers were S&T AG (F: SANT1 ) which was down 3.40% to 13.307 in late trade, RIB Software AG Na (DE: RIB ) which lost 2.13% to settle at 14.730 and Nordex SE O.N. (DE: NDXG ) which was down 2.00% to 11.530 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 477 to 285 and 27 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 0.16% to 14.12.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.13% or 1.53 to $1214.73 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 1.96% or 0.87 to hit $45.27 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 1.88% or 0.88 to trade at $47.76 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.32% to 1.1435, while EUR/GBP rose 0.60% to 0.8903.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 95.70.

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