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Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 2.16% -Breaking


© Reuters Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 2.16% – Germany stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

The index fell by 2.16% at the Frankfurt close, hitting a 52-week high. It lost 2.47% and 1.84%, respectively.

Merck KGaA, which gained 1.26% (or 2.20 points) to close at 176.45 Meanwhile, Linde PLC (DE:) dropped 0.15%, or 0.40 points, to finish at 258.65 Symrise AG Inh. O.N. Late trade saw a drop of 0.23 percent or 0.25 point to 107.15 (DE:).

RWE AG ST O.N. were the session’s worst performers. (DE): RWE AG ST. O.N. fell 8.77% to trade at 34.28. Delivery Hero AG (DE) fell 7.68% (or 3.65 points) to finish at 43.88. Mercedes Benz Group AG(DE:), was down 6.01% (or 3.85 points) to 60.21.

These were the top performers on MDAX Kion Group AG (DE) rose by 4.34% to reach 73.04. Stroeer SE was at 67.75 with an increase of 2.26%. Aurubis AG (DE) gained 1.59% and closed at 108.60

These were the worst performers Uniper SE (DE:), which fell 18.34% to 20,.33 in late trading, Deutsche Lufthansa AG(DE:), which lost 8.88% to settle at 6.08 Software AG (DE:), which fell 7.76% to 30,44 at the closing.

SMA Solar Technology AG, DE: was the top performer on the TecDAX. It rose 7.75% and reached 30.88. Nagarro SE (DE:), which rose 1.57% to close at 129.00, and Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:), that lost 0.25% and closed at 29.74.

Software AG (DE:), which fell 7.76% to $30.44 in late trading, was among the worst-performing companies. Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:), which dropped 6.79% to settle on 22.53 Nordex SE O.N. (DE:), which fell 5.67% to 15.13 by the end.

On the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, falling stocks outnumbered advancing by 526 to 172, and 67 was unchanged at the end.

Uniper SE shares (DE:), fell to their 3-year lows. They lost 18.34% (4.57 to 20.33). Aurubis AG shares (DE:), rose to new highs, gaining 1.59% (1.70-1.80 to 108.60). Morphosys AG O.N. shares rose to all-time highs. (DE:) dropped to 5-year lows. It was down 6.79%, or 1.64 to 22,53.

The, which is used to measure implied volatility for DAX options was up 3.11% and 38.18.

For April delivery, Gold Futures rose 0.70% to $1.935.70 an ounce. Other commodities traded included Crude oil, which fell 0.37 or 0.33 to reach $110.23/barrel, and May Brent oil, which fell 0.57 or 0.67, to trade at $112.26/barrel.

EUR/USD dropped 0.55%, to 1.11; EUR/GBP remained unchanged at 0.04 to 0.83.

US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.3% at 97.78

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