Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the declined 0.07%, while the index declined 0.16%, and the index added 0.42%.
The best performers of the session on the were E.ON SE NA (DE:), which rose 3.17% or 0.292 points to trade at 9.498 at the close. Meanwhile, Wirecard AG (DE:) added 1.05% or 1.250 points to end at 119.800 and SAP SE (DE:) was up 0.78% or 0.960 points to 123.480 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Continental AG O.N. (DE:), which fell 1.84% or 2.22 points to trade at 118.60 at the close. Covestro AG (DE:) declined 1.78% or 0.770 points to end at 42.500 and Heidelbergcement AG O.N. (DE:) was down 1.47% or 1.000 points to 67.100.
The top performers on the MDAX were Evotec AG O.N. (DE:) which rose 2.81% to 20.110, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:) which was up 2.68% to settle at 111.000 and Knorr-Bremse AG (DE:) which gained 2.31% to close at 88.28.
The worst performers were Leoni AG (DE:) which was down 3.19% to 11.700 in late trade, K+S AG NA O.N. (DE:) which lost 2.43% to settle at 10.255 and Aurubis AG (DE:) which was down 1.94% to 42.960 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Nordex SE O.N. (DE:) which rose 3.86% to 12.380, New Work SE (DE:) which was up 2.84% to settle at 307.50 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE:) which gained 2.81% to close at 20.110.
The worst performers were Software AG (DE:) which was down 1.48% to 30.610 in late trade, United Internet AG NA (DE:) which lost 1.38% to settle at 30.750 and Medigene NA O.N. (DE:) which was down 1.17% to 5.510 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 399 to 297 and 60 ended unchanged.
Shares in Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:) rose to all time highs; rising 2.68% or 2.900 to 111.000. Shares in K+S AG NA O.N. (DE:) fell to 5-year lows; down 2.43% or 0.255 to 10.255.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 2.62% to 14.47.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.63% or 9.25 to $1470.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 4.47% or 2.60 to hit $55.51 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 4.06% or 2.57 to trade at $60.70 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.14% to 1.1022, while EUR/GBP fell 0.06% to 0.8518.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 98.185.
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