(C) Reuters. Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.77%
Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Insurance and Transportation & Logistics sectors led shares higher while losses in the Utilities, Retail and Technology sectors led shares lower.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE:VOWG_p), which rose 3.41% or 6.47 points to trade at 196.43 at the close. Meanwhile, Airbus Group SE (DE:AIRG) added 3.33% or 3.78 points to end at 117.16 and Covestro AG (DE:1COV) was up 2.32% or 1.340 points to 59.160 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Siemens Healthineers AG (DE:SHLG), which fell 2.62% or 1.50 points to trade at 55.68 at the close. Heidelbergcement AG O.N. (DE:HEIG) declined 2.31% or 1.530 points to end at 64.760 and Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) was down 1.14% or 0.92 points to 80.05.
The top performers on the MDAX were Wacker Chemie O.N. (DE:WCHG) which rose 5.76% to 158.35, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was up 2.86% to settle at 41.420 and Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE:CBKG) which gained 2.54% to close at 5.769.
The worst performers were Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) which was down 3.24% to 6.251 in late trade, Knorr-Bremse AG (DE:KBX) which lost 2.65% to settle at 93.38 and TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which was down 2.46% to 25.74 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology O.N. (DE:PV) which rose 3.21% to 183.50, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was up 2.86% to settle at 41.420 and Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:O2Dn) which gained 1.84% to close at 2.434.
The worst performers were Siemens Healthineers AG (DE:SHLG) which was down 2.62% to 55.68 in late trade, TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which lost 2.46% to settle at 25.74 and CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. (DE:COP1n) which was down 2.41% to 70.900 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 401 to 297 and 77 ended unchanged.
Shares in Wacker Chemie O.N. (DE:WCHG) rose to 3-years highs; rising 5.76% or 8.63 to 158.35.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 4.25% to 23.87.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.57% or 9.85 to $1727.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.09% or 0.07 to hit $75.36 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.06% or 0.05 to trade at $78.40 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.59% to 1.1612, while EUR/GBP rose 0.16% to 0.8642.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.54% at 94.282.
Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.77%
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