© Reuters. Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 1.38%
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 gained 1.38%, while the index gained 0.86%, and the index climbed 0.63%.
The best performers of the session on the were Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (ETR:), which rose 7.01% or 0.66 points to trade at 10.02 at the close. Meanwhile, Linde PLC (ETR:) added 2.42% or 7.15 points to end at 302.80 and Covestro AG (ETR:) was up 2.38% or 0.95 points to 40.94 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Fresenius SE & Co KGAA O.N. (ETR:), which fell 0.84% or 0.27 points to trade at 32.04 at the close. Zalando SE (ETR:) declined 0.78% or 0.28 points to end at 35.72 and MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (ETR:) was down 0.66% or 1.20 points to 181.30.
The top performers on the MDAX were Commerzbank AG O.N. (ETR:) which rose 6.55% to 7.71, Aurubis AG (ETR:) which was up 3.24% to settle at 88.66 and Befesa SA (ETR:) which gained 3.13% to close at 57.75.
The worst performers were Wacker Chemie O.N. (ETR:) which was down 3.86% to 160.85 in late trade, K&S AG (ETR:) which lost 3.27% to settle at 27.85 and Rheinmetall AG (ETR:) which was down 1.82% to 188.30 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Nordex SE O.N. (ETR:) which rose 3.49% to 12.15, Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (ETR:) which was up 2.41% to settle at 2.84 and Cancom SE O.N. (ETR:) which gained 2.30% to close at 36.54.
The worst performers were Eckert & Ziegler AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 1.89% to 41.48 in late trade, Morphosys AG O.N. (ETR:) which lost 1.50% to settle at 19.33 and S&T AG (ETR:) which was down 1.48% to 16.59 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 480 to 207 and 77 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 5.11% to 25.62 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.28% or 5.14 to $1,847.24 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.30% or 0.33 to hit $109.95 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.12% or 0.13 to trade at $110.12 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 1.09% to 1.07, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.47% to 0.85.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.92% at 102.22.