Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.64%

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At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX rose 0.64%, while the MDAX index gained 0.67%, and the TecDAX index gained 1.92%.

The best performers of the session on the DAX were Wirecard AG (DE:WDIG), which rose 75.77% or 2.470 points to trade at 5.730 at the close. Meanwhile, Deutsche Post AG NA O.N. (DE:DPWGn) added 2.30% or 0.735 points to end at 32.645 and Muench. Rueckvers. VNA O.N. (DE:MUVGn) was up 2.07% or 4.70 points to 232.30 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Covestro AG (DE:1COV), which fell 1.37% or 0.470 points to trade at 33.850 at the close. Bayer AG NA (DE:BAYGN) declined 1.06% or 0.71 points to end at 66.28 and Merck KGaA (DE:MRCG) was down 0.87% or 0.91 points to 103.42.

The top performers on the MDAX were TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which rose 5.97% to 48.60, Dialog Semiconductor (DE:DLGS) which was up 4.99% to settle at 40.795 and CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. (DE:COP1n) which gained 4.79% to close at 70.050.

The worst performers were Evonik Industries AG (DE:EVKn) which was down 1.95% to 22.610 in late trade, Lanxess AG (DE:LXSG) which lost 1.66% to settle at 46.895 and GEA Group AG (DE:G1AG) which was down 1.57% to 28.165 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Wirecard AG (DE:WDIG) which rose 75.77% to 5.730, Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which was up 6.62% to settle at 10.760 and TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which gained 5.97% to close at 48.60.

The worst performers were RIB Software AG Na (DE:RIB) which was down 1.99% to 25.600 in late trade, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which lost 1.39% to settle at 24.200 and Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) which was down 0.52% to 38.405 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 387 to 280 and 71 ended unchanged.

Shares in TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) rose to all time highs; gaining 5.97% or 2.74 to 48.60. Shares in TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) rose to all time highs; rising 5.97% or 2.74 to 48.60.

The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 7.31% to 34.26.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 1.04% or 18.55 to $1799.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.53% or 0.21 to hit $39.91 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.05% or 0.02 to trade at $41.87 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.07% to 1.1247, while EUR/GBP fell 0.60% to 0.9082.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 97.285.

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