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Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.10%

Stock MarketsAug 15, 2017 12:15PM ET
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© Reuters. Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.10% – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Transportation & Logistics, Utilities and Food & Beverages sectors led shares higher while losses in the Basic Resources, Telecoms and Media sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX added 0.10%, while the MDAX index lost 0.02%, and the TecDAX index fell 0.01%.

The best performers of the session on the DAX were Lufthansa AG VNA O.N. (DE:LHAG), which rose 4.73% or 0.930 points to trade at 20.590 at the close. Meanwhile, RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) added 2.29% or 0.440 points to end at 19.650 and Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE:FMEG) was up 1.52% or 1.180 points to 79.010 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Prosiebensat 1 Media AG (DE:PSMGn), which fell 1.49% or 0.520 points to trade at 34.280 at the close. Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (DE:HNKG_p) declined 0.92% or 1.05 points to end at 113.45 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:TKAG) was down 0.72% or 0.190 points to 26.060.

The top performers on the MDAX were Talanx AG NA O.N. (DE:TLXGn) which rose 4.98% to 35.400, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (DE:PBBG) which was up 3.09% to settle at 11.85 and Rheinmetall AG (DE:RHMG) which gained 1.55% to close at 88.700.

The worst performers were K+S AG NA O.N. (DE:SDFGn) which was down 5.36% to 20.655 in late trade, Salzgitter AG (DE:SZGG) which lost 2.96% to settle at 37.660 and Lanxess AG (DE:LXSG) which was down 1.64% to 62.560 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:S92G) which rose 3.93% to 35.670, Slm Solution G (DE:AM3D) which was up 2.89% to settle at 31.38 and Cancom SE O.N. (DE:COKG) which gained 2.44% to close at 58.660.

The worst performers were S&T AG (F:SANT1) which was down 1.36% to 16.915 in late trade, Drillisch AG (DE:DRIG) which lost 1.34% to settle at 55.250 and Xing AG (DE:OBCGn) which was down 1.21% to 253.50 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 401 to 354 and 32 ended unchanged.

Shares in SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:S92G) rose to 52-week highs; up 3.93% or 1.350 to 35.670. Shares in Cancom SE O.N. (DE:COKG) rose to all time highs; up 2.44% or 1.400 to 58.660.

The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 1.47% to 14.67.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.88% or 11.32 to $1279.08 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.15% or 0.07 to hit $47.52 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.22% or 0.11 to trade at $50.62 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.41% to 1.1732, while EUR/GBP rose 0.41% to 0.9124.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.44% at 93.75.

Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.10%

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