Investing.com – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Frankfurt, the rose 0.73% to hit a new 52-week high, while the index gained 1.14%, and the index gained 1.19%.
The best performers of the session on the were Covestro AG (DE:), which rose 4.62% or 1.990 points to trade at 45.040 at the close. Meanwhile, Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) added 2.41% or 0.418 points to end at 17.796 and Continental AG O.N. (DE:) was up 2.37% or 2.84 points to 122.72 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE:), which fell 1.41% or 1.500 points to trade at 104.650 at the close. Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:) declined 0.96% or 0.152 points to end at 15.616 and Vonovia SE (DE:) was down 0.57% or 0.27 points to 47.44.
The top performers on the MDAX were Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:) which rose 7.02% to 48.800, Duerr AG (DE:) which was up 4.39% to settle at 27.600 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:) which gained 4.14% to close at 13.325.
The worst performers were Delivery Hero AG (DE:) which was down 1.19% to 41.53 in late trade, Drillisch AG (DE:) which lost 1.17% to settle at 23.700 and Scout24 AG (DE:) which was down 0.90% to 54.950 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:) which rose 7.02% to 48.800, Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology O.N. (DE:) which was up 2.78% to settle at 144.20 and Dialog Semiconductor (DE:) which gained 2.64% to close at 41.2700.
The worst performers were Nordex SE O.N. (DE:) which was down 1.79% to 11.530 in late trade, SLM Solutions Group AG (DE:) which lost 1.49% to settle at 15.88 and Drillisch AG (DE:) which was down 1.17% to 23.700 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 475 to 198 and 81 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 5.98% to 13.36 a new 3-months low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.33% or 5.05 to $1509.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 3.01% or 1.63 to hit $55.81 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 2.88% or 1.72 to trade at $61.34 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.11% to 1.1162, while EUR/GBP rose 0.17% to 0.8629.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 97.045.
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