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Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.28%

Stock MarketsMay 08, 2018 12:15PM ET
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Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Software, Industrials and Chemicals sectors led shares higher while losses in the Transportation & Logistics, Food & Beverages and Construction sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 0.28%, while the MDAX index added 0.39%, and the TecDAX index declined 0.32%.

The best performers of the session on the DAX were Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE:BEIG), which rose 2.75% or 2.600 points to trade at 97.080 at the close. Meanwhile, Fresenius SE & Co KGAA O.N. (DE:FREG) added 1.79% or 1.180 points to end at 67.220 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:TKAG) was up 0.67% or 0.150 points to 22.550 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Deutsche Post AG NA O.N. (DE:DPWGn), which fell 6.49% or 2.410 points to trade at 34.740 at the close. RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) declined 2.14% or 0.435 points to end at 19.855 and Linde AG 1 (DE:LIN1) was down 1.57% or 3.0000 points to 187.9500.

The top performers on the MDAX were Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (DE:SY1G) which rose 4.39% to 70.860, Leoni AG (DE:LEOGn) which was up 3.81% to settle at 53.900 and Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) which gained 3.25% to close at 45.07.

The worst performers were Axel Springer SE (DE:SPRGn) which was down 4.21% to 66.050 in late trade, LEG Immobilien AG (DE:LEGn) which lost 2.58% to settle at 94.320 and Krones AG O.N. (DE:KRNG) which was down 2.14% to 105.300 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were RIB Software AG Na (DE:RIB) which rose 5.87% to 22.720, Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which was up 1.51% to settle at 13.420 and Software AG (DE:SOWG) which gained 1.41% to close at 43.120.

The worst performers were S&T AG (F:SANT1) which was down 5.19% to 21.940 in late trade, Cancom SE O.N. (DE:COKG) which lost 4.48% to settle at 100.100 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was down 3.49% to 13.270 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 344 to 343 and 82 ended unchanged.

The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 5.00% to 15.38.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.04% or 0.50 to $1314.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 2.36% or 1.67 to hit $69.06 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 1.86% or 1.42 to trade at $74.75 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.39% to 1.1876, while EUR/GBP fell 0.25% to 0.8773.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 92.88.

Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.28%
 

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