Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the rose 0.34% to hit a new 52-week high, while the index lost 0.26%, and the index fell 0.70%.
The best performers of the session on the were Bayer AG NA (DE:), which rose 2.31% or 1.50 points to trade at 66.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Covestro AG (DE:) added 1.66% or 0.760 points to end at 46.670 and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:) was up 1.65% or 0.260 points to 15.995 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Adidas AG (DE:), which fell 2.20% or 6.15 points to trade at 274.00 at the close. Continental AG O.N. (DE:) declined 1.29% or 1.60 points to end at 122.50 and Merck KGaA (DE:) was down 1.19% or 1.25 points to 103.55.
The top performers on the MDAX were Gerresheimer AG (DE:) which rose 3.29% to 69.000, Knorr-Bremse AG (DE:) which was up 3.24% to settle at 92.18 and Duerr AG (DE:) which gained 3.07% to close at 26.840.
The worst performers were Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:) which was down 8.82% to 92.550 in late trade, CTS Eventim AG (DE:) which lost 3.61% to settle at 52.050 and Fuchs Petrolub AG VZO Pref (DE:) which was down 3.29% to 33.540 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Medigene NA O.N. (DE:) which rose 3.45% to 5.990, Siltronic AG (DE:) which was up 1.69% to settle at 79.260 and SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:) which gained 1.39% to close at 27.680.
The worst performers were Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:) which was down 8.82% to 92.550 in late trade, Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:) which lost 2.88% to settle at 172.000 and Cancom SE O.N. (DE:) which was down 2.56% to 46.500 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 341 to 322 and 93 ended unchanged.
Shares in SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:) rose to 52-week highs; up 1.39% or 0.380 to 27.680.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 4.84% to 14.34 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.53% or 7.95 to $1495.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 1.73% or 0.94 to hit $55.42 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.57% or 0.94 to trade at $60.64 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.02% to 1.1121, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8634.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 97.312.
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