© Reuters. Germany shares lower at close of trade; DAX down 1.78%

Investing.com – Germany equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the lost 1.78%, while the index lost 1.81%, and the index declined 2.46%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Vonovia SE (DE:), which rose 0.91% or 0.43 points to trade at 47.59 at the close. Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE:) added 0.84% or 0.850 points to end at 102.050 and Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:) was down 0.29% or 0.044 points to 15.046 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE:), which lost 6.75% or 3.430 points to trade at 47.400 in late trade. Covestro AG (DE:) declined 5.13% or 2.220 points to end at 41.080 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:) shed 4.80% or 0.615 points to 12.185.

The top performers on the MDAX were CTS Eventim AG (DE:) which rose 1.24% to 45.560, Deutsche Wohnen AG (DE:) which was up 0.40% to settle at 42.760 and Tag Immobilien AG (DE:) which gained 0.10% to close at 20.740.

The worst performers were Aareal Bank AG (DE:) which was down 9.14% to 26.440 in late trade, Uniper SE (DE:) which lost 6.23% to settle at 24.700 and Kion Group AG (DE:) which was down 5.03% to 52.08 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:) which rose 0.42% to 19.050, Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:) which was down 0.29% to settle at 15.046 and Qiagen NV (DE:) which lost 0.29% to close at 34.540.

READ  Tesla enters into agreement with Chinese lenders for Gigafactory

The worst performers were RIB Software AG Na (DE:) which was down 5.36% to 15.540 in late trade, Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology O.N. (DE:) which lost 4.89% to settle at 132.30 and S&T AG (DE:) which was down 4.88% to 19.67 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 566 to 136 and 71 ended unchanged on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 13.78% to 18.16.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.93% or 11.90 to $1286.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 6.40% or 3.93 to hit $57.49 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 5.42% or 3.85 to trade at $67.14 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.31% to 1.1186, while EUR/GBP rose 0.20% to 0.8824.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 97.667.

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.

READ  Is BP’s 5%-plus dividend yield safe?





READ SOURCE

WHAT YOUR THOUGHTS

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here