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Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 1.40% By

© Reuters. Germany stock prices higher after close of trade, DAX up 1.40% – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

The index rose by 1.40% at Frankfurt’s close, while it climbed 1.22% and gained 1.70%.

These were the best performers of the session Siemens AG Class N (+3.07%, 4.21 Points) traded at 141.23 after the close. Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE) gained 2.75% (or 0.990 points) to reach 36.955 while SAP SE (DE) was up 2.53% (3.080 points) to 124.660 during late trade.

Deutsche Boerse AG(DE:), the worst performer of the session, fell 0.95% (or 1.400 points) to trade at 145.900 by the end. RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:) fell 0.79%, or 0.245 point to finish at 30.725 Covestro AG (DE:), was at 58.380 with a drop of 0.68%, or 0.400 points.

Top performers in the MDAX were Software AG (DE) rose 4.1% to 41.240. Rational AG(DE:), which was up 3.3% to settle at 783.00, also increased 4.01%. Befesa SA (DE) which closed at 66.40 after gaining 3.59%

These were the worst performers Hypoport AG (DE:), which fell 2.13% to 477.000 late trade Fraport AG (DE:) which lost 1.56% to settle at 61.210 and K&S AG (DE:) which was down 0.74% to 14.015 at the close.

These were the top performers of the TecDAX Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology O.N. (DE:), which rose 4.4% to 190.60. Software AG (DE) was up 4.01% and settled at 41.240. Cancom SE O.N. (DE:), which gained 3.14% and closed at 54.560

These were the worst performers Nordex SE O.N. (DE) was at 0.69% lower at 14.340, while SMA Solar Technology AG was at 38.340. At the close of trade, it was at 38.340. 11 AG (DE) was at 0.00%. 26.620 was at the close.

The Frankfurt Stock Exchange saw rising stocks surpass declining stocks by 524 to 170, and ended the day unchanged.

The, which is a measure of implied volatility in DAX options, fell 15.22% to 16.66, a new one-month low.

The December delivery of Gold Futures was at $1799.35 per troy ounce, up 0.2% or 4.65. Other commodities traded included Crude oil, which rose 0.48 percent to reach $80.92/barrel in November, and December Brent oil, which rose 0.48 percent to trade at $83.66/barrel.

EUR/USD rose 0.00%, to 1.1593, and EUR/GBP dropped 0.18%, to 0.8469.

US Dollar Index Futures were 0.12% lower at 93.963

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