The best performers of the session on the DAX were Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:SATG_p), which rose 1.81% or 9.800 points to trade at 549.800 at the close. Meanwhile, Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (DE:SY1G) added 1.51% or 1.700 points to end at 114.075 and Merck KGaA (DE:MRCG) was up 1.34% or 2.48 points to 187.33 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG), which fell 2.77% or 0.870 points to trade at 30.530 at the close. Vonovia SE (DE:VNAn) declined 2.22% or 1.18 points to end at 51.90 and Delivery Hero AG (DE:DHER) was down 2.04% or 2.30 points to 110.45.
The top performers on the MDAX were K&S AG (DE:SDFGn) which rose 3.49% to 13.982, Befesa SA (DE:BFSA) which was up 2.01% to settle at 65.90 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) which gained 1.84% to close at 90.700.
The worst performers were Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) which was down 4.99% to 5.939 in late trade, AUTO1 Group SE (DE:AG1G) which lost 4.33% to settle at 31.57 and Fraport AG (DE:FRAG) which was down 2.23% to 60.010 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Eckert & Ziegler AG O.N. (DE:EUZG) which rose 6.29% to 111.600, Suse SA (DE:SUSEG) which was up 2.55% to settle at 35.38 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:NEKG) which gained 1.84% to close at 90.700.
The worst performers were Nordex SE O.N. (DE:NDXG) which was down 3.55% to 14.680 in late trade, Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:MORG) which lost 1.49% to settle at 40.960 and TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which was down 1.36% to 25.39 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 378 to 325 and 69 ended unchanged.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 2.39% to 23.30.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 2.07% or 35.75 to $1758.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.78% or 0.58 to hit $75.41 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.81% or 0.63 to trade at $78.72 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.25% to 1.1566, while EUR/GBP fell 0.41% to 0.8598.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 94.398.