Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.75%

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© Reuters. Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.75%© Reuters. Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.75% – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the gained 0.75%, while the index gained 0.52%, and the index climbed 0.25%.

The best performers of the session on the were Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:), which rose 3.25% or 0.450 points to trade at 14.280 at the close. Meanwhile, Covestro AG (DE:) added 2.97% or 1.290 points to end at 44.790 and BASF SE NA O.N. (DE:) was up 2.50% or 1.550 points to 63.540 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:), which fell 1.87% or 0.316 points to trade at 16.606 at the close. E.ON SE NA (DE:) declined 0.58% or 0.052 points to end at 8.953 and Continental AG O.N. (DE:) was down 0.47% or 0.56 points to 117.50.

The top performers on the MDAX were Osram Licht AG (DE:) which rose 5.35% to 40.77, Aareal Bank AG (DE:) which was up 5.17% to settle at 27.870 and Duerr AG (DE:) which gained 4.05% to close at 23.360.

The worst performers were Stroeer SE (DE:) which was down 2.65% to 67.850 in late trade, Leoni AG (DE:) which lost 2.58% to settle at 10.950 and GEA Group AG (DE:) which was down 2.39% to 25.270 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were SLM Solutions Group AG (DE:) which rose 4.13% to 14.12, Drillisch AG (DE:) which was up 3.17% to settle at 28.600 and Isra Vision O.N. (DE:) which gained 3.01% to close at 38.34.

The worst performers were Draegerwerk VZO O.N. (DE:) which was down 3.01% to 41.240 in late trade, Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) which lost 1.87% to settle at 16.606 and New Work SE (DE:) which was down 1.35% to 256.00 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 418 to 260 and 81 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 4.96% to 16.08.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.53% or 8.05 to $1507.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 1.31% or 0.74 to hit $55.67 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 2.01% or 1.26 to trade at $61.48 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.21% to 1.0943, while EUR/GBP rose 0.33% to 0.8891.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 98.743.

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