Investing.com – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Frankfurt, the rose 0.38% to hit a new 6-months high, while the index gained 0.31%, and the index added 1.06%.
The best performers of the session on the were Deutsche Wohnen AG (DE:), which rose 2.29% or 0.940 points to trade at 41.940 at the close. Meanwhile, Vonovia SE (DE:) added 1.80% or 1.02 points to end at 57.58 and Delivery Hero AG (DE:) was up 1.67% or 1.65 points to 100.65 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE:), which fell 2.58% or 3.77 points to trade at 142.33 at the close. MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (DE:) declined 1.81% or 3.70 points to end at 200.70 and Bayer AG NA (DE:) was down 1.35% or 0.67 points to 48.95.
The top performers on the MDAX were Siltronic AG (DE:) which rose 8.32% to 123.000, Kion Group AG (DE:) which was up 7.72% to settle at 64.82 and Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:) which gained 5.55% to close at 384.200.
The worst performers were Rational AG (DE:) which was down 3.40% to 753.50 in late trade, Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:) which lost 2.72% to settle at 2.329 and Grenke N AG (DE:) which was down 2.63% to 36.96 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Siltronic AG (DE:) which rose 8.32% to 123.000, Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:) which was up 5.55% to settle at 384.200 and Eckert & Ziegler AG O.N. (DE:) which gained 2.67% to close at 43.860.
The worst performers were Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:) which was down 2.72% to 2.329 in late trade, Software AG (DE:) which lost 2.27% to settle at 36.150 and S&T AG (DE:) which was down 1.54% to 19.21 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 369 to 289 and 41 ended unchanged.
Shares in Siltronic AG (DE:) rose to 52-week highs; up 8.32% or 9.450 to 123.000. Shares in Siltronic AG (DE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 8.32% or 9.450 to 123.000.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 9.81% to 24.18.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.61% or 10.90 to $1777.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 0.81% or 0.37 to hit $45.16 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.87% or 0.42 to trade at $47.83 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.07% to 1.1954, while EUR/GBP fell 0.24% to 0.8960.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 91.847.
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