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Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 1.43% By


© Reuters. Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 1.43% – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the rose 1.43%, while the index climbed 0.53%, and the index climbed 2.07%.

The best performers of the session on the were HelloFresh SE (DE:), which rose 3.86% or 3.34 points to trade at 89.84 at the close. Deutsche Boerse AG added 3.71%, or 5.150 points, to reach 144.150. Merck KGaA rose 3.40% or 6.63 to 201.35 late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Zalando SE (DE:), which fell 3.54% or 3.23 points to trade at 87.91 at the close. Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:) declined 1.32% or 0.135 points to end at 10.095 and Covestro AG (DE:) was down 0.66% or 0.360 points to 54.480.

The top performers on the MDAX were Bechtle AG (DE:) which rose 4.48% to 67.160, Varta AG (DE:) which was up 3.88% to settle at 115.250 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:), gained 3.85% to close near 89.600.

The worst performers were Knorr-Bremse AG (DE:) which was down 4.73% to 98.32 in late trade, Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:) which lost 3.31% to settle at 8.377 and Jungheinrich AG O.N.VZO (DE:) which was down 2.42% to 41.880 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Eckert & Ziegler AG O.N. (DE:) which rose 4.48% to 130.600, Bechtle AG (DE:) which was up 4.48% to settle at 67.160 and S&T AG (DE:) which gained 4.00% to close at 23.40.

The worst performers were TeamViewer AG (DE:) which was down 1.16% to 27.30 in late trade, Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:) which lost 0.92% to settle at 42.495 and Aixtron SE (DE:) which was down 0.35% to 22.555 at the close.

The Frankfurt Stock Exchange saw rising stocks surpass declining ones by 461 to 241 while 70 ended the day unchanged.

Bechtle AG shares rose by 4.48%, or 2.880, to 67.160. Shares in Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:) reached all-time highs of 3.85%, or 3.320 to 99.5600. Bechtle AG’s shares (DE:), rose to 52 week highs, rising by 4.48% or 2.80 to 67.160.

The, which is a measure of implied volatility in DAX options, fell 4.62%, to 26.21.

For December delivery, Gold Futures rose 0.76% to $1777.25 an troy ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil rose 0.33 percent to $70.47 per barrel. The November Brent oil contract increased 0.42 percent to $74.34 per barrel.

EUR/USD declined 0.01% at 1.1724 while EUR/GBP decreased 0.04%, to 0.8580.

US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.6% at 93.203.

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