Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.13%

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Germany shares mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.13%
Credit: © Reuters. – Germany equities were mixed at the close on Friday, as gains in the Retail , Consumer & Cyclical and Technology sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Food & Beverages , Basic Resources and Construction sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.13%, while the MDAX index gained 0.17%, and the TecDAX index gained 0.96%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DAX were Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE: CBKG ), which rose 5.83% or 0.457 points to trade at 8.294 at the close. Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE: DBKGn ) added 2.13% or 0.380 points to end at 18.260 and Deutsche Boerse AG Z.UMT. (DE: DB11 ) was up 1.32% or 1.04 points to 80.08 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Vonovia SE (DE: VNAn ), which lost 1.85% or 0.60 points to trade at 32.05 in late trade. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (DE: BMWG ) declined 1.05% or 0.890 points to end at 83.540 and Lufthansa AG VNA O.N. (DE: LHAG ) shed 1.04% or 0.150 points to 14.340.

The top performers on the MDAX were Zalando SE (DE: ZALG ) which rose 2.74% to 36.78, GEA Group AG (DE: G1AG ) which was up 2.72% to settle at 38.550 and STADA Arzneimittel VNA O.N. (DE: STAGn ) which gained 2.07% to close at 57.750.

The worst performers were RTL Group SA (DE: RRTL ) which was down 2.22% to 73.440 in late trade, Deutsche Euroshop AG (DE: DEQGn ) which lost 1.54% to settle at 37.740 and Deutsche Wohnen AG Inh (DE: DWNG ) which was down 1.38% to 31.065 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Evotec AG O.N. (DE: EVTG ) which rose 8.71% to 8.400, Wirecard AG (DE: WDIG ) which was up 4.20% to settle at 47.765 and Cancom SE O.N. (DE: COKG ) which gained 3.89% to close at 47.560.

The worst performers were Morphosys AG O.N. (DE: MORG ) which was down 3.73% to 58.130 in late trade, SMA Solar Technology AG (DE: S92G ) which lost 0.84% to settle at 27.260 and RIB Software AG Na (DE: RIB ) which was down 0.70% to 12.055 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 373 to 365 and 29 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The DAX volatility index , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 2.63% to 14.62.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.33% or 3.95 to $1199.25 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in April fell 0.85% or 0.42 to hit $48.86 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract fell 0.88% or 0.46 to trade at $51.73 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.86% to 1.0667, while EUR/GBP rose 0.92% to 0.8773.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.53% at 101.44.

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