Thursday, November 21, 2019

Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.16%

© Reuters.  Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.16%© Reuters. Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.16% – Germany stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Basic Resources, Technology and Financial Services sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX fell 0.16%, while the MDAX index fell 0.69%, and the TecDAX index lost 0.36%.

The best performers of the session on the DAX were Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE:DAIGn), which rose 1.86% or 0.930 points to trade at 51.030 at the close. Meanwhile, Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:DBKGn) added 0.55% or 0.036 points to end at 6.635 and Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE:VOWG_p) was up 0.48% or 0.84 points to 176.34 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (DE:MTXGn), which fell 2.42% or 5.90 points to trade at 237.70 at the close. Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:IFXGn) declined 1.40% or 0.268 points to end at 18.876 and Covestro AG (DE:1COV) was down 1.09% or 0.470 points to 42.840.

The top performers on the MDAX were CTS Eventim AG (DE:EVDG) which rose 2.03% to 55.250, Uniper SE (DE:UN01) which was up 1.92% to settle at 29.680 and Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE:CBKG) which gained 1.46% to close at 5.158.

The worst performers were Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:) which was down 13.36% to 11.705 in late trade, Aurubis AG (DE:NAFG) which lost 5.22% to settle at 46.160 and Leoni AG (DE:LEOGn) which was down 3.99% to 11.790 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were SLM Solutions Group AG (DE:AM3D) which rose 2.88% to 14.30, Draegerwerk VZO O.N. (DE:DRWG_p) which was up 1.15% to settle at 57.000 and RIB Software AG Na (DE:RIB) which gained 1.08% to close at 24.340.

The worst performers were Nordex SE O.N. (DE:NDXG) which was down 2.66% to 12.070 in late trade, SMA Solar Technology AG (DE:S92G) which lost 2.21% to settle at 31.040 and Isra Vision O.N. (DE:ISRG) which was down 1.89% to 43.72 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 413 to 254 and 95 ended unchanged.

The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 1.73% to 14.72.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.59% or 8.75 to $1465.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 2.37% or 1.35 to hit $58.36 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 2.13% or 1.33 to trade at $63.73 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.10% to 1.1060, while EUR/GBP rose 0.09% to 0.8573.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 97.895.

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