Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX up 0.57%

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Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Transportation & Logistics, Financial Services and Consumer & Cyclical sectors led shares higher while losses in the Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare and Basic Resources sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX gained 0.57% to hit a new 6-months high, while the MDAX index gained 0.23%, and the TecDAX index fell 0.37%.

The best performers of the session on the DAX were Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE:DAIGn), which rose 2.12% or 1.23 points to trade at 59.310 at the close. Meanwhile, Vonovia SE (DE:VNAn) added 1.44% or 0.63 points to end at 44.23 and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) was up 1.30% or 0.29 points to 22.590 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Wirecard AG (DE:), which fell 1.96% or 2.40 points to trade at 120.100 at the close. Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE:FMEG) declined 1.71% or 1.22 points to end at 70.160 and Merck KGaA (DE:MRCG) was down 1.20% or 1.14 points to 93.78.

The top performers on the MDAX were Jungheinrich AG O.N.VZO (DE:JUNG_p) which rose 2.62% to 32.060, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (DE:HLE) which was up 2.24% to settle at 49.24 and Deutsche Wohnen AG (DE:DWNG) which gained 2.19% to close at 39.750.

The worst performers were Osram Licht AG (DE:OSRn) which was down 5.50% to 31.10 in late trade, Siemens Healthineers AG (DE:SHLG) which lost 2.42% to settle at 36.64 and Axel Springer SE (DE:SPRGn) which was down 2.13% to 50.500 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:S92G) which rose 4.58% to 21.020, Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:O2Dn) which was up 1.58% to settle at 2.897 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) which gained 1.27% to close at 151.900.

The worst performers were Medigene NA O.N. (DE:MDG1k) which was down 2.46% to 8.915 in late trade, Siemens Healthineers AG (DE:SHLG) which lost 2.42% to settle at 36.64 and Aixtron SE NA O.N. (DE:AIXGn) which was down 2.20% to 9.9020 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.

The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 1.11% to 12.45.

Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.01% or 0.01 to $1277.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.38% or 0.24 to hit $64.00 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.04% or 0.03 to trade at $71.95 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.17% to 1.1248, while EUR/GBP rose 0.10% to 0.8646.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 97.132.

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