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.
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.
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