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Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.23% By


© Reuters. Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.23% – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the gained 0.23%, while the index added 0.31%, and the index added 0.22%.

The best performers of the session on the were Siemens AG Class N (DE:), which rose 2.21% or 3.24 points to trade at 150.04 at the close. Meanwhile, Deutsche Post AG NA O.N. (DE:) added 1.68% or 1.005 points to end at 60.895 and Siemens Energy AG (DE:) was up 1.33% or 0.30 points to 22.80 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Continental AG O.N. Continental AG O.N. (DE) dropped 15.98% or 18.08 to trade at 95.07 after the session ended. Heidelbergcement AG O.N. (DE) fell by 2.35% to 68.060, or 1.640 point. Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE:), was at 193.70 by 1.46%, or 2.86 points.

The top performers on the MDAX were K&S AG (DE:) which rose 3.11% to 13.312, Qiagen NV (DE:) which was up 2.96% to settle at 45.860 and Airbus Group SE (DE:) which gained 2.44% to close at 115.00.

The worst performers were Gerresheimer AG (DE:) which was down 4.43% to 85.150 in late trade, Aurubis AG (DE:) which lost 4.01% to settle at 67.000 and CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. The close was down by 3.74% at 77.300.

The top performers on the TecDAX were LPKF Laser & Electronics (DE:) which rose 5.18% to 20.900, Qiagen NV (DE:) which was up 2.96% to settle at 45.860 and Siemens Healthineers AG (DE:) which gained 1.40% to close at 57.80.

CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. was the worst performer. (DE:) which was down 3.74% to 77.300 in late trade, SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:) which lost 1.64% to settle at 37.260 and Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:) was at its lowest point of 1.61%, 40.130 at closing.

By 360 to 335, falling stocks outnumbered the advancing ones at Frankfurt Stock Exchange. 80 ended unaffected.

Siemens AG Class N shares (DE:), rose to their highest levels, increasing 2.21%. Shares in Deutsche Post AG NA O.N. (DE:), rose to all-time highs. It gained 1.68%, or 1.005 up to 60.895. Shares in K&S AG (DE:) rose to 52-week highs; up 3.11% or 0.402 to 13.312. Morphosys AG O.N. Shares rose by 3.11%, or 0.402 to 12.312. (DE:), fell to 3 year lows. It was down 1.61%, or 0.655 to 41.130.

The, which is a measure of implied volatility in DAX options, rose 2.61% to 22,82, a new one-month high.

The December delivery of Gold Futures was lower by 2.21%, or 39.65 to $1755.15 per troy ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil fell 0.28 or 0.39% to $72.33 per barrel in October, while November Brent oil fell 0.15 or 0.20% to $75.31 per barrel.

EUR/USD dropped 0.4% to 1.1762, while EUR/GBP declined 0.08%, to 0.8530.

US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.35% to 92.862.

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