© Reuters Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 1.97%
Investing.com – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Frankfurt, the gained 1.97%, while the index gained 3.53%, and the index gained 1.38%.
The best performers of the session on the were Daimler Truck Holding AG (ETR:), which rose 7.23% or 1.64 points to trade at 24.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Porsche Automobil Holding SE (ETR:) added 6.51% or 3.90 points to end at 63.82 and Mercedes Benz Group AG (ETR:) was up 6.38% or 3.23 points to 53.85 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Siemens Healthineers AG (ETR:), which fell 1.95% or 0.96 points to trade at 48.38 at the close. Beiersdorf AG O.N. (ETR:) declined 1.39% or 1.40 points to end at 99.30 and Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (ETR:) was down 1.19% or 1.30 points to 108.30.
The top performers on the MDAX were Delivery Hero AG (ETR:) which rose 13.51% to 38.82, Uniper SE (ETR:) which was up 9.15% to settle at 10.86 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (ETR:) which gained 7.25% to close at 5.19.
The worst performers were Software AG (ETR:) which was down 1.61% to 28.20 in late trade, Nemetschek AG O.N. (ETR:) which lost 0.98% to settle at 60.52 and Vantage Towers AG (ETR:) which was up 0.29% to 27.62 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Verbio Vereinigte Bioenergie AG (ETR:) which rose 7.16% to 49.98, Hensoldt Ag (ETR:) which was up 5.95% to settle at 23.15 and SMA Solar Technology AG (ETR:) which gained 5.88% to close at 43.94.
The worst performers were Siemens Healthineers AG (ETR:) which was down 1.95% to 48.38 in late trade, Software AG (ETR:) which lost 1.61% to settle at 28.20 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 0.98% to 60.52 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 535 to 159 and 72 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 4.71% to 29.73.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.21% or 3.65 to $1,740.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 5.41% or 5.33 to hit $103.86 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 4.95% or 4.98 to trade at $105.67 a barrel.
EUR/USD was unchanged 0.29% to 1.02, while EUR/GBP fell 0.93% to 0.85.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 106.99.