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Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.21%

Stock MarketsApr 20, 2018 12:15PM ET
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Investing.com – Germany stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Technology, Utilities and Software sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.21%, while the MDAX index fell 0.14%, and the TecDAX index declined 0.56%.

The best performers of the session on the DAX were Adidas AG (DE:ADSGN), which rose 0.81% or 1.70 points to trade at 212.20 at the close. Meanwhile, BASF SE NA O.N. (DE:BASFN) added 0.72% or 0.620 points to end at 86.690 and Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:DTEGn) was up 0.64% or 0.090 points to 14.045 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG), which fell 2.33% or 0.510 points to trade at 21.360 at the close. Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) declined 1.58% or 0.420 points to end at 26.190 and Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:IFXGn) was down 1.49% or 0.320 points to 21.100.

The top performers on the MDAX were Metro AG (DE:MEOG) which rose 2.65% to 9.618, Gerresheimer AG (BS:GXId) which was up 1.86% to settle at 67.400 and Lanxess AG (DE:LXSG) which gained 1.52% to close at 62.940.

The worst performers were Steinhoff International Holdings NV (DE:SNHG) which was down 2.91% to 0.17 in late trade, Leoni AG (DE:LEOGn) which lost 2.25% to settle at 53.040 and Duerr AG (DE:DUEG) which was down 1.78% to 85.940 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were SLM Solutions Group AG (DE:AM3D) which rose 3.63% to 35.70, Nordex SE O.N. (DE:NDXG) which was up 2.78% to settle at 9.770 and Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:O2Dn) which gained 1.78% to close at 3.837.

The worst performers were RIB Software AG Na (DE:RIB) which was down 4.63% to 21.400 in late trade, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which lost 3.35% to settle at 14.425 and Medigene NA O.N. (DE:MDG1k) which was down 3.01% to 14.520 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 355 to 326 and 95 ended unchanged.

The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 0.68% to 15.27.

Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.61% or 8.20 to $1340.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.19% or 0.13 to hit $68.42 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.08% or 0.06 to trade at $73.84 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.48% to 1.2287, while EUR/GBP fell 0.11% to 0.8754.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.44% at 90.03.

Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.21%
 

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