Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.03% © Reuters. Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.03%
Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Industrials and Chemicals sectors led shares higher while losses in the Consumer & Cyclical, Telecoms and Utilities sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.03%, while the MDAX index gained 0.82%, and the TecDAX index climbed 0.71%.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Siemens Energy AG (DE:ENR1n), which rose 4.56% or 1.04 points to trade at 23.86 at the close. Meanwhile, Merck KGaA (DE:MRCG) added 2.89% or 5.85 points to end at 208.15 and Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:SATG_p) was up 2.57% or 14.000 points to 558.200 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (DE:HNKG_p), which fell 5.38% or 4.34 points to trade at 76.33 at the close. Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE:VOWG_p) declined 2.53% or 4.89 points to end at 188.06 and RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) was down 1.89% or 0.615 points to 31.915.
The top performers on the MDAX were Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which rose 3.98% to 41.000, Aurubis AG (DE:NAFG) which was up 3.41% to settle at 78.320 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) which gained 3.21% to close at 114.100.
The worst performers were AUTO1 Group SE (DE:AG1G) which was down 3.05% to 31.80 in late trade, Rheinmetall AG (DE:RHMG) which lost 2.15% to settle at 85.680 and Tag Immobilien AG (DE:TEGG) which was down 1.38% to 26.390 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Nordex SE O.N. (DE:NDXG) which rose 6.18% to 14.250, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was up 3.98% to settle at 41.000 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) which gained 3.21% to close at 114.100.
The worst performers were Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:DTEGn) which was down 1.19% to 16.635 in late trade, CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. (DE:COP1n) which lost 0.94% to settle at 73.700 and Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:MORG) which was down 0.88% to 39.990 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 371 to 317 and 33 ended unchanged.
Shares in Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) rose to all time highs; gaining 3.21% or 3.550 to 114.100. Shares in Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) rose to all time highs; rising 3.21% or 3.550 to 114.100.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 2.86% to 16.53.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.41% or 7.45 to $1824.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.90% or 0.73 to hit $82.00 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 0.88% or 0.73 to trade at $83.47 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.17% to 1.1586, while EUR/GBP fell 0.22% to 0.8548.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 94.067.