Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the gained 0.38%, while the index declined 0.04%, and the index gained 0.18%.
The best performers of the session on the were Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (DE:), which rose 1.50% or 1.42 points to trade at 96.32 at the close. Meanwhile, Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:) added 1.33% or 0.200 points to end at 15.252 and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (DE:) was up 1.26% or 0.930 points to 74.740 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Continental AG O.N. (DE:), which fell 0.93% or 1.14 points to trade at 121.26 at the close. Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE:) declined 0.75% or 0.500 points to end at 66.380 and Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) was down 0.54% or 0.106 points to 19.650.
The top performers on the MDAX were RTL Group SA (DE:) which rose 3.08% to 43.560, Prosiebensat 1 Media AG (DE:) which was up 3.00% to settle at 13.3800 and United Internet AG NA (DE:) which gained 2.48% to close at 31.350.
The worst performers were Knorr-Bremse AG (DE:) which was down 3.66% to 85.84 in late trade, Rocket Internet (DE:) which lost 2.19% to settle at 22.32 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:) which was down 1.67% to 11.470 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were New Work SE (DE:) which rose 3.92% to 304.50, Isra Vision O.N. (DE:) which was up 3.75% to settle at 40.98 and United Internet AG NA (DE:) which gained 2.48% to close at 31.350.
The worst performers were Draegerwerk VZO O.N. (DE:) which was down 3.67% to 56.400 in late trade, RIB Software AG Na (DE:) which lost 1.65% to settle at 23.880 and Siemens Healthineers AG (DE:) which was down 1.34% to 43.77 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 421 to 265 and 69 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 0.29% to 13.54.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.39% or 5.75 to $1461.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 0.79% or 0.46 to hit $57.95 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.54% or 0.34 to trade at $62.87 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.18% to 1.0998, while EUR/GBP fell 0.41% to 0.8527.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.17% at 98.333.
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